Just a couple of minutes ago, I’ve seen that almost all the keywords that I am searching in Google were all marked as harmful. I’ve seen all the search results were marked as “This site may harm your computer.” I thought I have a malware on my PC or another Google Hijacker penetrates my computer. I run several test and did not find anything malicious on my PC. But when I tried to look on it to Google’s Brower (Chrome), I did not find the message any more on the search  so I thought maybe the problem is on some plug-ins onFirefox but its not the case. I search again using Firefox and the said message also disappear. Maybe they have fixed it.

I’m not the only one who saw this. Actually, at a forum where I am an active member, saw the same phenomena of this Google that marks all the sites as containing harmful code. Actually even Techcrunch.com blogged about this a while ago. I even left a message on Matt Cutt’s blog to ask about this because I am really worried.

Is this another Google experiment or change in their internal codes or Google was hijacked or infected by certain virus or worm? Well, I will just wait for the official press release of Google which I did not find yet from their blog. Maybe later, if they will explain it! By the way here’s the snapshot of the said phenomena, I have taken this from a forum post, I was not able to take the screen shots so I am using this one (thank you major hehehe !):

Update: Google official statement stated that the error on the flagging was caused by “Human Error.” Read their official statement here.

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jaydee@wedding photographer sussex

Interesting find. I’ve never actually seen that message in the SERPs but perhaps they haven’t introduced that feature in Google UK…? I can see how this feature *might* be useful for Google to include but only if their criteria for marking a result with that label was airtight and very accurate. Oh, well, I guess they’ve screwed that one up already!