One of my hubs was flagged with the little red skull for Links To Malware or Phishing Sites. Problem is I've gone through each and every link and I can't figure out which link it could possibly be referring to. Each link goes directly to where it is supposed to go without any kind of warning messages. I've had this happen before but I was able to find the link. Would someone else mind taking a look.. maybe I'm missing something? This is the hub: Decorative Paper Crafts: 19 Fun Ways to Use Patterned Paper and Cardstock.
Any help is greatly appreciated
I clicked on all of your links and I could get to every site. The only thing that was a little different was under the marble section...the link to your hub appears 2 times, right next to each other. 1/2 of the hub title was a link and the other 1/2 was also a link, both to the same hub. But I could still get to the hub. Not sure if I helped or not. Good luck.
Thank you Glimmer Twin I appreciate you taking a look.. I will go and re-do that link for safe measure...not sure if that is it but you never know...I'll try to do a check for violations after and see if the red skull is gone. You did confirm just what I thought about the rest of the links though. It did say specifically that it was flagged because of links to Malware or Phishing sites and none of those sites appear to be those type sites so I'm thinking that it must be a mistake. I guess I'll have to go bug HP staff again. I hate having to bug them but sometimes I don't have a choice. Thanks again for your help
I just fixed the double link that you found and ran the violations checker and that was it! Thank you so much for finding that! I swear I would probably have never found that. Thank you No more red skull for me... at least for now
Cool! I'm usually not much of a problem fixer here on HP.:-) I'm glad it helped!
If you open the Hub, you should be able to find an explanation telling you exactly which link is the problem.
I did look but it didn't indicate the link it was referring to... that is why I was so frustrated. I even double and triple checked..believe me, I hate having to ask for help. I guess it doesn't always tell which link.
Just checking that you did scroll down to the end of the explanation - that's where the link usually is. If it's not there, it's more than likely it's some kind of glitch causing false warnings. It happens here every now and then.
I had a problem a while back where a Hub was Hub was full of pop-unders. It turned out that Google Chrome was putting them in. Now I use the latest Firefox.
I use Firefox too.. I've never really had any problem with it. I'm glad I didn't switch to chrome....I was thinking about it for a while.
I use Firefox as as well. Good to know what to do should this happen in the future. Thanks for asking.
As mentioned, open the hub in edit mode, click the question mark in the right column. It will give you the exact link causing the problem.
Malware does not always announce itself. Malware often causes problems with your computer and you don't even know it is there til you scan it.
I don't think it was a malware issue anyway... I had put a link in a two word phrase and somehow managed to link back to the hub with each word so I actually had 2 links to the same hub in each word of the anchor text (geez.. I hope that made sense!) I guess it just now caught it... This hub has been published for ages. Anyway, I made both words into one link (like it should have been) and apparently that was it because the skull went away after that.
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