This site throws a wobbler with Firefox

  Graham. 23:46 27 Feb 2011

click here

OK with Internet Explorer. I know it's a genuine site, why has this just happened, I wonder.

  lotvic 00:24 28 Feb 2011

Click on 'Why was this page blocked?'
Partial quote:
"What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 33 pages that we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 3 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time that Google visited this site was on 2011-02-27, and the last time that suspicious content was found on this site was on 2011-02-27."

  Graham. 00:33 28 Feb 2011

Thanks. I think it is an error somewhere on Google. I've flagged it up to BMFA.

  Graham. 00:35 28 Feb 2011

Just found this on Bing click here

  lotvic 00:43 28 Feb 2011

Looks like the site has been attacked and infected in some way. Their Admin (BMFA) will have to clear it up.

  Graham. 10:04 28 Feb 2011

OK in Opera and Google Chrome. Why just Firefox?

  stlucia2 11:00 28 Feb 2011

It's not just Firefox -- I get the same message with IE7 if I use Google to find the BMFA web address, and then click on the link in the results page.

But IE7 does get me there okay if I just type in the web address, whereas Firefox gives me the Reported Attack Page if I do that.

Either Google has found something bad that other browsers didn't notice, or there's a fault in Google. But why does Google Chrome connect straight to the site?

  lotvic 12:32 28 Feb 2011

There is no fault in Google.
It all depends on your own settings in your Browser.
In FF > Tools > Options, Security tab, I have ticked for 'Block Reported Attack Sites' and FF checks with Google list of sites that have been reported as infected.

  lotvic 18:51 28 Feb 2011

In both FF and IE when I do a google search for both sets of results bring up Results labelled 'This site may harm your computer'

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