How to fix deceptive site ahead error?
If your website URL brings you to the “Deceptive Site Error” Warning page, it means your domain is considered dangerous by the browser, which means visiting it could result in the installation of malicious software on your computer. This alert, generated by Google, indicates that the URL you are trying to visit can contain malicious software. This is why browsers have flagged your domain as unsafe. Generally by Google Chrome Browser.
Hackers usually attempt to introduce malicious code to your current website in order to obtain traffic, increase their site visitors by redirecting a URL to their website, steal sensitive information such as passwords by Phishing, or inject virus files/malware into the user’s physical computer.
The following are the few ways you can try and get your Deceptive Site Error Fixed.
- Check Google Search Console to see if your website has any security problems.
- Try to do search your website’s backend for malicious code using plugin scans or manually inspecting each file.
- Take a backup of your website, then remove all of the backend files and databases from your cPanel and replace them with a new content management system.
- Submit your URL to Google Bad malware check ensuring that even after the above checks you can’t find any error on the website.-
This feature has been introduced by Google and other browsers to alert users about the virus or malware that may infect their device as a result of visiting such suspicious websites.