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Firefox randomly blocked planet renders. When I clicked on why blocked, this page came up.

What is the current listing status for software-traffic.com/?

Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 1 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?

Of the 8 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 4 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 07/10/2008, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 06/27/2008.

Malicious software includes 406 adware(s), 215 trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 3 new processes on the target machine.

Malicious software is hosted on 2 domain(s), including vit-scanner.com, vav-scanner.com.

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

Over the past 90 days, software-traffic.com/ appeared to function as an intermediary for the infection of 132 site(s) including (I removed the sites)

Has this site hosted malware?

No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?

In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

Next steps:

* Return to the previous page.

* If you are the owner of this web site, you can request a review of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. More information about the review process is available in Google's Webmaster Help Center.

Does someone have an explanation for this? Or is it something to not worry about.

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What is the current listing status for software-traffic.com/?

Site is listed as suspicious - visiting this web site may harm your computer.

The warning wasn't for Planet Renders itself, but for a separate site - software-traffic.com. You may have been going through a redirect, or Planet Renders may have had an iframe with content from that site on it.

Software-traffic.com looks to have a bad reputation: http://www.stopbadware.org/reports/cont ... nt=1090272

I just Googled Planet Renders, and the WOT indication and AVG real-time scan plugins for Firefox both said there's nothing to worry about. I also visited the page, with no warning received.

Did you click on an advertisement to go to planet renders, or did you type in the URL? I know many advertisements use a redirect structure, with a third-party site acting as the traffic source logger then handing off to the URL the person actually wants, but it you typed in the URL directly, planetrenders.net may have had an advertisement block from the suspected third-party site.

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