The website (Explosm.net) hosting the popular webcomic, Cyanide and Happiness, is currently being flagged as attack website by Google and Firefox.
Firefox users who access Explosm.net will be redirected to a page like the one below.
|Firefox Notification Page for Explosm.net|
According to Google’s Safe Browsing Diagnostic page:
Of the 349 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 97 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2010-05-17, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2010-05-17.
Malicious software includes 18 Trojan(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 4 new process (es) on the target machine.
Malicious software is hosted on 1 domain(s), including maccrack.ru/.
2 domain(s) appear to be functioning as intermediaries for distributing malware to visitors of this site, including kordon.net/, blindferret.com/.
I will update this post in the next few hours just in case there’s an official statement from Explosm. Three hours ago, they released a malware browser alert via Twitter @explosm, but the link provided is not accessible since the forum is hosted on the same domain. Stay tuned for more updates!