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CornedBee
01-31-2009, 08:47 AM
Hi guys,

Something really weird is going on. Google claims that every single search result, no matter what I search for, may harm my computer. Every single site is apparently out to get me.

Anybody know what's wrong with Google or my connection to it? I've disabled my cache, cleared my cookies, done pretty much everything I can think of client-side, but the error persists.

Dino
01-31-2009, 08:49 AM
If you are getting a popup claiming this, perhaps you have some threatware running on your machine.

stevesmithx
01-31-2009, 08:54 AM
Looks like everybody is having this message.

michaelp
01-31-2009, 09:10 AM
Yeah, me too. Even google is malicious!

stevesmithx
01-31-2009, 09:16 AM
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090131064057AAanYhN
Maybe Richard Stallman could be right about cloud computing. ;)

stevesmithx
01-31-2009, 09:22 AM
Fixed, Now.

cpjust
01-31-2009, 12:09 PM
A search engine that scans for threats? I've never seen that before.

Elysia
01-31-2009, 01:38 PM
Well, google does. When it "detects" a "harmful" site, it notifies you. How it detects them, I do not know.

stevesmithx
01-31-2009, 02:10 PM
Reportedly, this was caused by a human error.
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/01/this-site-may-harm-your-computer-on.html