Deceptive Site Ahead: Google Chrome has just edge past Internet Explorer as the most preferred browser and this is one of the many cases where Google has proven their top position. For Apple they have Safari browser but that isn’t that popular. One of the main feature why people prefer Google Chrome is that they have adapted to technology changes. One major reason why I like Chrome browser is the ability to sync bookmarks, logins and other data effectively on different devices, it has given me freedom to work from anywhere, just enter your email ID and all the relevant data will be available, quick and fast.
Why This Notification
One of the latest feature that Google Chrome has add to their web browser is the Safe Browsing technology. It’s also known by other name as ‘Deceptive site ahead warning‘ notification. It is designed to flag deceptive sites which might install unknown software or reveal your personal information.
The error look like this –
The complete error message that you get is here –
Deceptive site ahead
Attackers on yourwebsite.com may trick you into doing something dangerous like installing software or revealing your personal information (for example, passwords, phone numbers, or credit cards).
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Google Safe Browsing recently detected phishing on adsadvices.com. Phishing sitespretend to be other websites to trick you.
You can report a detection problem or, if you understand the risks to your security, visit this unsafe site.
Bypass Deceptive Site Ahead on Chrome
You can easily bypass this deceptive site error on Google Chrome. Google is just trying to let you know that phishing attack ahead, right on their browser if they detect something while crawling your website. Here is how to fix deceptive website warning error –
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- Open Google Chrome and go to Settings.
- Under that scroll down till the bottom to find “Show Advanced Settings“.
- Finally Uncheck “Protect you and your device from dangerous sites“.Now reload the website and you will see no such error.
While you can browse by turning OFF the option, but we don’t recommend doing this, unless and until you are so sure of the website that you are browsing. Once you do this Google will bypass all the sites which are caught under this browser filter.
Fix Deceptive Site Ahead Error
If it’s your site then you should do certain action in order to comply with Google and remove this notification visible to other users. Here is how you can let Google know about ‘detection problem‘.
- When you receive the error, click on Details.
- Under details you will find the option of “Report a detection problem“.
- This will lead you to a page where in you will have to submit ‘Report Incorrect Phishing Warning‘ request.
- Just enter the URL and handle the captcha.
- Commenting on what you did in order to fix the issue is very important.
- Click on Submit Report.
Now wait for a few days until Google does its job. Finally even after 10 days you still see the error, it means that something is definitely wrong with your site. I urge you to scan your website deeply. If you are unable to find anything, inviting friends and co-bloggers to detect the issue. Alternatively discussing on popular forums will help you resolve the issue. One of the best source to deal with such problems is the Google Webmaster forum. That community has experience people who can help you to fix the issue. I too go a good help to fix the issue.
And finally once again submit the report with steps mentioned above and wait until your site is manually approved.
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If if your site issue isn’t fixed in the second attempt. I recommend taking a backup of your website with all the posts, pages and media and then delete the account. Submit a detection report for the final time.
Your website will be now fresh and afterwards when your site gets back online, you can restore the backup. But again let me remind you that you should scan your site completely so that it doesn’t have any malicious or deceptive code or link.