Chrome, Firefox and Safari flagging Bit.ly links as malware

25 October 2014

If you link shortener of choice is Bit.ly, you might want to consider changing this as right now ALL of their links are being flagged by Chrome, Firefox and Safari as malware.

After checking the safe browsing stats from Google, they say:

“Site [Bit.ly] is listed as suspicious – visiting this web site may harm your computer. Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 31 time(s) over the past 90 days.”

We've not seen an official statement yet on why all Bit.ly links are being blocked. Hopefully we'll get some more news on this as the day goes on.

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TOPICS:   Technology

1 comment

  • Missy
    Google's own feedburner shortened links are also being flagged (http://goo.gl/fb) any link from feedburner will show the same message. http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?site=goo.gl/fb

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