GMC malware drama continues

UPDATE: The iframe has once again been removed, and GMC admin Chronic claims that “as far as he knows, YYG has applied the patch”. …As of 9. September, 2008, 19:15 GMT, an malicious third-party iframe has once again been embedded on the Game Maker Community (visit at your own risk). The iframe appears to exist only on the GMC homepage and not on individual forum/topic pages. There will be no more GMC malware related posts Read more…


GMC Malware free

The malware which had been inserted into the forum template at YoYo Games’ Game Maker Community via an iframe was finally removed yesterday. Today GMC administrator Chronic announced that an encoded and harder to spot link to the virus had also been removed. And for those of you that disagreed with my critisicm of the YoYo Games blog and said people moaned when they posted and moaned when they didn’t – yes I am moaning. Read more…


Malware attack at the GMC

UPDATE: The situation is now over, and the iframe has been removed. Google will still list the GMC as a “malicious website” until they recrawl it. Some users at the official Game Maker Community have today reported receiving warnings from their antivirus software or web-browsers when viewing the forum. The alerts are triggered from an iframe which appears to have been maliciously inserted in the forum header and were first reported at around 1:10pm BST.