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Malware detected on my wordpress blog.

  1. Using Crome, everytime I try to access my wordpress blog I get a malware message and cannot gain access. This is what it says (and I can provide a screen shot if that would be helpful) ::

    tinystitches.wordpress.com contains malware. Your computer might catch a virus if you visit this site.
    Google has found malicious software may be installed onto your computer if you proceed. If you've visited this site in the past or you trust this site, it's possible that it has just recently been compromised by a hacker. You should not proceed, and perhaps try again tomorrow or go somewhere else.
    We have already notified tinystitches.wordpress.com that we found malware on the site. For more about the problems found on tinystitches.wordpress.com, visit the Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page.

    Initially it was concerned about a website (crafthope) I had linked too that has been hacked repeatedly. I have redirected all of the links I can find and removed all links to crafthope's hacked site. How do I reset this or find other links that are suspect?

    Clearing my cashe in Crome did not fix the problem.

    I know others have experienced this and one thread suggested accessing wordpress via InternetExplorer - which is what I'm currently doing, but my tiny blog readership has dropped off the face of the earth with this issue!

    Please help! Thank you!
    Blog url: http://tinystitches.wordpress.com/

  2. This has been known to pop up when you've used images from an unsafe site or your have linked to an unsafe site in a blog post.

  3. I get a warning also for crafthope.com/. links you had - clean them off as you have done - I think there is some method to ask Google and others to re-scan your site so it will be marked clean but I don't know how - maybe others will know how to get your site rechecked

  4. Thanks for the suggestions! Please keep them coming.

    I think I've removed all the craft hope links within my posts -- is there a way to get a listing of all links referenced so I can confirm?

    I see how I can request a review of my blogger blogs, but because Google doesn't know I am the "owner" of my wordpress blog I can't request a malware review of it. Anyone know how to ask Google to review a non google url?

  5. Here is how you prove your ownership to Google

    http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/

    There is a search function for your blog - you should be able to use that to search for text - if you don't have the search Widget just put it in your sidebar -

    Dashboard >> Appearance >> Widgets >> drag and drop the Search Widget

  6. Thank you all for sharing your knowledge so freely! With your help I have been able to fix the problem.

    For others who run into this problem, this is what I did. Click on the link within the malware warning notice that gives you more information about the warning, it helps you identify the source / url in question. I was able to identify links to the said malware source within my blog and removed/changed them to safe content. I then followed the instructions auxclass posted, added my wordpress blog to my Google account and was able to ask Google to review my website. Very quickly I was able to access my url via Crome.

    Good luck to others! And thank you again to those who helped, I really appreciate it!

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