Re: Google Warning... [Good News!]
From: Winged (Winged_at_nofollow.com)
Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 04:25:54 -0500
Michael Pelletier wrote:
> DD wrote:
>>> Both my wife and I are getting the following warning when we go into
>>>... but we can't process your request right now. A computer virus or
>>>spyware application is sending us automated requests, and it appears
>>>that your computer or network has been infected.
>>>We'll restore your access as quickly as possible, so try again soon. In
>>>the meantime, you might want to run a virus checker or spyware remover
>>>to make sure that your computer is free of viruses and other spurious
>>>We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope we'll see you again on
>>> I have scanned my system using Avast AV, Spybot and AdAware but
>>>nothing was found. Can anyone suggest what is going on?
>>Just to put a full stop to this thread. I would like to let everyone
>>know that both my wife and I were able to Google normally today. I did
>>not find anything that could have caused the Google generated error so I
>>guess the problem could not have been caused by us!
> ....I would still do a little foresics if I were you...problems just do not
> go away like that...
The problem might disappear. There has been a lot of DNS poisoning going
round lately. would explain his symptoms. There is a Win DNS exploit
making the rounds (not if things are properly patched). Articles:
I suspect his ISP DNS may have had an issue, but this is just a guess.