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I subscribe to this magazine and an article prompted interested readers to go to their site for more information.

Imagine my surprise when McAfee SiteAdvisor said this site had reports of a possible browswer exploit.

I was even more surprised when I tried to read the report for more info, and everything was green, no issues or comments.

Was this a false positive or did the site have a problem and it's been taken care of. I am appreciatative of SiteAdvisor's service, but this one has me cautious and confused.

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No it doesn't make any sense and I will flag this for attention a.s.a.p.
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Keep in mind that legitimate sites can at any time unwittingly display malicious ad's that use malicious code to exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and re-direct people to malicious sites. A lot lately seem to be re-directing to various fake scan sites that may in turn lead to users becoming infected with the likes of XPantivirus et al.

Just one example where an ad on re-directed to

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Thanks Peter and melboy, I appreciate your assistance and thoughts.
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I see that it has been fixed.


All is OK must have been a glitch in the servers. I'll mark this solved unless you have any more questions?

I'm still getting the same possible browser exploit response

When I tried to revisit the site.

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