Awful Plastic Surgery was a fun snarky celebrity plastic surgery blog, but the last few months their newsfeed through FeedBurner has intermittantly been setting off many security warnings from my browser or other security settings/programs. See below:

I sub to quite a few sites that run their feeds through FeedBurner, and none of them ever set my security alarms off. The next time this happens, I’m going to click on Why was this site blocked? button to see which one of my security programs/addons triggered this, and the reason it blocked it.

Update: It happened again, so I clicked on the Why was this site blocked button, which led to a page on the Google domain (I’m using Google Reader as my feedreader); which had this to say about why Awful Plastic Surgery’s redirect is allegedly not safe:

Safe Browsing

Diagnostic page for 85.255.118.253/ind.php

What is the current listing status for 85.255.118.253/ind.php?

This site is not listed as suspicious.

What happened when Google visited this site?

Google has not visited this site within the past 90 days.

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

Over the past 90 days, 85.255.118.253/ind.php did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.

Has this site hosted malware?

No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

Next steps:

If you are the owner of this web site, you can request a review of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. More information about the review process is available in Google’s Webmaster Help Center.

Umm, that doesn’t look like a very bad theat, so why did Google censor block it?

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