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#1 Matt Weber

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 03:17 AM

Thanks for your patients.

First of all, I would like to take the time to express how much GoDaddy SUCKS! Worst server support ever unless you pay them hundreds of dollars. Every response was, "Tough Luck" As soon as I find a new server host with some type of server support I will move this forum. So frustrating.

As to the Malware messages from Google, I believe I have found and fixed the problem. First off, it had nothing to do with MAF at all. It was not part of the forums software. I noticed a recent modification date on this domains index.html file. Not the index.php file which belongs to MAF. Its the welcome page you see if you type in metalartistforum.com that was created by us.

Most of you don't see this page because you link straight to the forum. There was a script injected into this file that was not there when compared to the original file on my computer. I deleted the file and reloaded it. Since google crawls the entire domain starting at the beginning, you would see their warning on any page.

For those that visit a lot, you might need to clear your cache. Its also possible the message might appear for a few days until google crawls the site again. If you still see it in a few days, please let me know. There is a scanner I can buy for a monthly fee but at the moment I hate to give GoDaddy one more dime unless I have too. If it looks like I can't move the forum in the near future, I'll buy it anyway for the time being.


#2 Metaling In Art

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 03:36 AM

Great work!!! Thank you!!!!
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#3 AvishaiW


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Posted 14 July 2012 - 03:49 AM

Thanks Matt for the quick response.






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He who works with his hands and his head - is a craftsman.
He who works with his hands, his head and his heart - is an artist."
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#4 moose


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Posted 14 July 2012 - 05:52 AM

Thank You for All your time and Efforts!


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#5 Closing Rivets Up

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 06:35 AM

Thanks Matt,

I'm sorry you had to deal with this foolishness, but Its life in modern times. I dont always have something to say, but I do check in twice a day and when I dont get my fix, I get upset.



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#6 Matt Weber

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 08:25 AM

Yeah, agreed. Funny thing is I was more upset with the lack of support than the lowlife hacker. [Doh!] GoDaddy techs told me to "Google it". [Black Eye]

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Posted 14 July 2012 - 11:41 AM

I was on another metal site. That site also had problems with spam. Not sure if that's what you had here. Thought it odd that both sites were hit at the same time. Pru

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Posted 15 July 2012 - 12:59 PM

Thanks for all the work and dealing with the headaches!
I went on vacation and came back to the warning page that Google put up. I stayed away for a while and couldn't take it any more.


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Posted 15 July 2012 - 02:34 PM

Thanks , Matt.... [Big Grin] [Worthy]
Had to laugh at the godaddy ad at the top of the page.........

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