MP blocked due to malware on Asiana site

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  1. Gargoyle
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    A member contacted me because they can't get onto MP today using Chrome v. 14. It pops up warning messages that the Asiana airlines website has been compromised. I was able to load MP with the same version of Chrome, and (living dangerously) I tried loading the Asiana website in FF and got a big warning that FF is blocking the site due to malware infections.

    Now it's a good thing that those browsers are blocking the infected site, but why is that keeping a member from loading MP? The member in question is Gold, so ads are disabled; the only externals I can see loading on major MP pages are Google (analytics), Facebook, Twitter, and Gravetar (avatar hosting). How is MP loading content from Asiana, and can you shut it down?

    This member sent me these two screen caps:

    asiana-2.jpg

    asiana-block-1.jpg
     
  2. mowogo
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    I encountered this, and it is only on some posts, so a member has probably linked to an image on the asiana site, and thus any page that has invoked the image is blocked by the browser
     
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    If that is the case, perhaps the admins can do a site search, find the link, grab the photo and host it locally- that could clean up the problem.
     
  4. Gargoyle
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    I think I found it. One member uses a signature graphic that is hosted on the Asiana site. I'll contact that member privately.
     
  5. ACMM
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    Thankyou Rock!
     
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