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Author Topic: A Malicious Del.icio.us?  (Read 1583 times)

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A Malicious Del.icio.us?
« on: October 27, 2014, 04:52:46 PM »
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Google blacklisted bit.ly several days ago in a move that caught many publishers off guard. We started seeing spotty reports of del.icio.us being blacklisted over the weekend and it has now gone full-blown with all del.icio.us links apparently being blacklisted by Chrome as hosting malware.

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Delicious has changed hands several times over the years and recently was re-sold earlier this year to Science Inc. They also rebranded several years ago to delicious.com which is not blacklisted, but there are likely a large number of legacy .us links out there. [Edit: Thanks Kelson]

Bit.ly has now been removed from Google’s Safe Browsing list which is the list that Google maintains of known malicious websites that engage in malware distribution and phishing. [Edit: Correction, we are still seeing bit.ly links being flagged by Google's GSB and Chrome] It’s also one of the data sources that Wordfence uses to scan your site’s files, posts and comment for malicious activity and infections.


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Re: A Malicious Del.icio.us?
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2014, 04:55:07 PM »
So, what you need to do is go through your websites, find and fix any Delicious links that are pointing to the old legacy del.icio.us domain and change them all to delicious.com.