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    Not sure where the heck to put this... I just had a weird issue with firefox, well waterfox, and a site, www.mamma.com, which has been around for years and years, and I use it for my home page. I just hit it, and apparently google reported it as an attack site, which is rubbish. I've contacted firefox, and they just say "google did it". How do I contact google support and ask what the hell is going on?
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    Even chrome says its malware when I clicked it.. The name sound pornoish
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    No, Mamma has been around for years, not a pop up site or anything, I've never had this issue with it before. It's just a meta-search engine.
    Edit: someone is messing with it... I have to do something about it.
    Edit2: and it's only saying that because google is reporting it.
    Edit3: dam chrome wants me to shut down ff to import... bbiab
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    Yeah, no, someone has initiated an attack of some kind on it. Mamma is very low budget, and probably can't deal with this. It's a very good simple meta-search engine, and always works. No one seems to know what's going on. I just installed chrome, and it blocks it too. I used mamma as my home page for years now, this sucks.
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    Google Safebrowsing has been part of Chrome and FF for a while.

    VirusTotal shows that site as Malicious only for Google Safebrowsing... must have caught something on that site and not necessarily that site's fault. Could be a Drive-By hit on the site.

    Disable Google safebrowsing (do this at your own risk); at least it would be a temporary fix, 'til it gets sorted.

    How to disable Google Safe Browsing

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    Does FireFox(Waterfox) have a tool, extension or a setting to allow you to add that site as an exception.
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    Yeah, definitely a drive by. Mamma still exists in other forms: http://mamma.intelius.com/ , so only part of it got flagged.
    Edit: and yes, I can still allow it in waterfox.
    Edit2: and endpoint doesn't go off!
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    They got hit by popunder.

    You can run the google safebrowsing diagnostic for them by using this in your browser: http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=mamma.com
    And, you can click on the links in that page to see diagnostics on the linked sites.

    And, you can check other sites by changing the site=xxxxxxxxx.xxx
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    Apparently all is well again. Both wf and chrome no longer block it. And darn whoever mentioned chrome... it's a pretty quick little browser. Just too bad it's not 64 bit yet. Tried the beta 64bit opera build, but it won't import my wf bookmarks like chrome will....
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