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SpacePhoenix

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Don't know which forum staff member to contact about this but Firefox is currently flagging the forum as a web forgery
 
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I had the message, ignored it and got a red bar at the top of the page with an option to report it to Firefox as incorrectly flagged
 

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Happens on iOS too. Perhaps a hacked advert?
 

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Fixed the underlying issue - Firefox uses Google's verification system and we've requested the site to be re-reviewed.
 

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had this as well, a moment's consideration as the other forum I use, Photocamel, was hacked last year. Given the option to inform Google that this site is not a web forgery
 

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Cannot use the site at this time 10:21 on a Mac, Safari is reporting it as fraudulent and appears to be using a Google phishing check.
 

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Cannot use the site at this time 10:21 on a Mac, Safari is reporting it as fraudulent and appears to be using a Google phishing check.

l use a Mac and Safari and l've just had to click 'lgnore.'
 

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Getting it on Chrome as well, I reported a problem with ******* links on the twitter Railforums leading to the wrong place yesterday, dont know if the two are related
 

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Me too. Logged in ok first thing this morning but since then I've been getting the second message on Trainfan's posting.
 

stuartyoung

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Today after coming to check the forums, a "warning phishing site". Does anybody know why this is coming up?
 

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There is already a thread about this and it has also been mentioned on other threads.

Although it flashed up as a phishing site or whatever warning popped up on your browser you still choose to log in.

Congratulations, you win the internet :/

Ps mods are already aware.
 

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Mike395 and Mojo have been looking into this, but my understanding is that this is the same problem as before, and Google Ads have caused this. Here's an example of others else having what appears to be the same problem: https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/adsense/szfNNkPrkLI It keeps happening and Google don't seem to be able to prevent it.

Today after coming to check the forums, a "warning phishing site". Does anybody know why this is coming up?
I've moved this into the existing thread...
Fixed the underlying issue - Firefox uses Google's verification system and we've requested the site to be re-reviewed.
 

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I'm using Safari and a Mac and haven't had any problems on the laptop (I haven't been on the computer at all today). The search engine on the laptop is Bing though so maybe that has something to do with it. I've also been typing the URL in directly so that also might prevent it.
 

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Google detected a positive comment about Class 387 seating and assumed the site had been hacked...
 

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I had the message, ignored it and got a red bar at the top of the page with an option to report it to Firefox as incorrectly flagged
Same here and what must now be five hours ago I sent message to advise that RailUKforums is not a site that should be treated as suspicious.

For what it's worth I'm no longer seeing any warnings using Chrome, Chromium or Firefox on Ubuntu (Linux) 15.10.

Edit - after a recent reboot I'm seeing the warning again.
 
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I just had the same via Firefox. I was given the opportunity to submit a form to google stating it isn't - which I did. Oh and the new security thing caused me issues with google search and a few other sites for a few days until it all got resolved. That was a few weeks back.
 
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