Everytime I try to pull up a Hub Page or edit a Hub Page, my Avast kicks in and tells me Malware has been blocked.
I tried it in Firefox and Chrome and got warnings on both.
Discovered nothing untoward here (famous last words).
Yup, you are correct but it is NOT Hubpages. Doubleclick, one of the ads served by Google adsense, is spreading malware.
I get it right now on all my sites with adsense and all other websites out there with adsense.
I ran a scan with Avast, Malware bytes and Windows Defender.
Avast caught it and it was an HTML script embedded in an ad.
I think it hid in the temp folder.
But I just got finished running all three scans and everything is clear now.
by Lily Rose6 years ago
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by Lisa HW6 years ago
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by Thomas Swan3 years ago
I recently installed Avast anti-virus free edition. It puts little icons next to google search results to tell you if the site is safe or not. It seems that every hubpages link in search results has a yellow marker...
by Imogen French2 years ago
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by Jennifer4 years ago
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by Thelma Raker Coffone2 years ago
Forgive me if this has already been discussed but I have been away for a while. I just searched for one of my hubs using Google chrome and it came up with a yellow warning button next to it saying "this site...
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