Warnings and Update

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    As if you didn't notice, the site was attacked yesterday.

    We've upgraded the forum software to the latest with the venerability removed. I can assure you that the truck forum itself did not host any virus or malware. However, some idiot was able to inject javascript links to another site, which then links to a 3rd site that has malware. The warnings from Google (and some software) are that this site linked to other sites with malware injections. If you had a warning, it is very unlikely that you actually caught a virus, but were warned that one (or in this case a link to one) was removed or detected. As usual, it is a good idea to never install anything from a website unless you intend to, and keep your system and browser updated. This is the first time in 8 years that we've had such an issue and it has been resolved 24 hours.

    Everything should be fine now, but it will take a day or so for Google to remove the warning, possibly the same or longer for other defensive software. A positive side effect is that we have a slightly upgraded forum.
     
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    Google had a chance to re-scan the Truck Forum and has declared us all-clear. :)
     

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