introduced Safe browsing times ago which is an extension of Firefox and
keep the Firfox browser users safe from websites which install some
viruses, malware or spywares in computers.
What is “Reported Attack Site”
Attack Site is a warning page which is displayed instead of a website
which is indicated as a website which can harm your computer by
installing viruses or malwares. This happens because of below reasons.
o Third Party Scripts, placed in your websites, are not secure
o Your FTP Password or File Manager has been compromised.
o The Computer from where you upload data in your website, is infected by malware, trojan or other viruses.
o You have set insecure folder permissions
What Happens when your website is “Reported Attack Site”
your website is indicated as Reported attack site then Firefox users
get a warning page when they access or open your website mainpage or any
other page within that website. Users see a page as shown in below
picture, instead of your website’s page.
Reported Attack Site
This web site at www.-------.com has been reported as an attack site & has been blocked based on your security preferences.
Attack sites try ti install programs that steal private information ,use your
Computer to attack others,or damage your system.
Some attack sites intentionally distribute harmful software,but many are
Compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.
Get me out of here? Why was this site bloked?
worst part of this security reason is your website is also treated as a
website which can harm computer in Google Search for what, you receive
ZERO traffic from Google Search as Google show a security warning when
any one come to your website from Google Search. Google shows a warning
page instead of your website for those users who come to your website
using Google Search. This Warning page look like
Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!
So, You not loss users but also bear financial losses from (ads,sales etc).
What to Do When Your Website is “Reported Attack Site”
the main question HOW TO GET RID OF When Your website is REPORTED AS
ATTACK SITE by Google Safebrowsing. Ok, Just follow these steps to fix
- Create an Account with Google Webmasters Tools (if you not have already)
- Add Your Website and Verify Your Website by placing Meta Tags or by Uploading HTML File in your website
Your website is verified in Google Webmasters Tools, you will see a
Warning Page within Your Domain Dashboard in Google Webmasters Tools.
on That Warning Note and you will see list of infected pages due to
what Google is treating your website as harmful website.
and iframes can look like this