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Firefox Flags Sun News Online As An Attack Site (March 19, 2009) by yawatide(f): 11:24am On Mar 19, 2009
This is being reported by FireFox (Thank God for Firefox grin).  Hopefully, just as my reporting of same for Punch a few months ago, someone who either works for Sun News (I think Feyisara but I am not sure) or someone who knows someone there will alert them to this.  This represents lost revenue and angry visitors.  Details:

http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?client=Firefox&hl=en-US&site=http://www.sunnewsonline.com/

What is the current listing status for sunnewsonline.com?

   Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

   Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 2 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?

   Of the 46 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 11 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-03-18, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-03-18.

   Malicious software includes 13 trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 1 new process(es) on the target machine.

   Malicious software is hosted on 1 domain(s), including chura.pl/.

   This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS14501 (CIHOST).

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

   Over the past 90 days, sunnewsonline.com appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 2 site(s) including nigeriaworld.com/, adten.net/.

Has this site hosted malware?

   No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?

   In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

Next steps:

   * Return to the previous page.
   * If you are the owner of this web site, you can request a review of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. More information about the review process is available in Google's Webmaster Help Center.
Re: Firefox Flags Sun News Online As An Attack Site (March 19, 2009) by nitation(m): 9:27pm On Mar 19, 2009
@Yawatide

Google Chrome reported the same. Infact the malicious script is hosting from this link jl.chura.pl. if we yarn security, them go vex with us.

- nitation
Re: Firefox Flags Sun News Online As An Attack Site (March 19, 2009) by SamMilla1(m): 2:42pm On Mar 24, 2009
chrome reported the same, yes. and have stopped going there.
Though my anti virus always gave me the option to move away from the site or continue.
Re: Firefox Flags Sun News Online As An Attack Site (March 19, 2009) by oyinda3(f): 3:43am On Jul 02, 2009

Next steps:

* Return to the previous page.

lolol

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