[menog] strange redirect with news site

Jim Mercer jim at reptiles.org
Tue Jul 21 10:37:19 GMT 2009

political issues aside,

when cruising news using http://news.google.ca, i occasion upon various
stories at http://www.haaretz.com

several times now, even though the google news URL is for www.haaretz.com,
i find myself redirected to some scammer website "your PC may be infected
with a virus, scan now?"

not just as a pop-up, but an actual full redirect of the news page.

doesn't seem to happen the second time i access the link from news.google.ca.

dunno if anyone here has contacts with haaretz.com, but this has the potential
to infect PCs.

Jim Mercer        jim at reptiles.org        +971 55 410-5633
"I'm Prime Minister of Canada, I live here and I'm going to take a leak."
   - Lester Pearson in 1967, during a meeting between himself and
    President Lyndon Johnson, whose Secret Service detail had taken over
    Pearson's cottage retreat.  At one point, a Johnson guard asked
    Pearson, "Who are you and where are you going?"

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