How to Fix “This site ahead contains harmful programs” Error in WordPress

Are you seeing "This site contains harmful programs" error on your site? This usually means that your site has been hacked and Google marked it as insecure. In this video, we will show you how to fix "This site contains harmful programs" error.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

This error will normally show if google thinks your site has been hacked and is distributing malware.

Or if you have a low quality advertising network that is showing ads linking to websites that are distributing malicious code.

First check your site to see if it has malicious code. You can go through our tutorial on how to scan your site.

Then go to google's safe browsing analysis tool to see if there are any errors.

If you want to protect your site from having this happen, then using Sucuri to protect your site might be a valid investment.

To remove the warning you'll have to add your site to google webmaster tools and click on security issues to see if there are issues with the site.

Once you fix them, you can click on a checkbox to request a review

You can also report incorrect phishing warning if your site did not have malware on it.

Related Links:

How to scan your site for malicious code

http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-scan-your-wordpress-site-for-potentially-malicious-code/

How to find a backdoor in a hacked WordPress site

http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-find-a-backdoor-in-a-hacked-wordpress-site-and-fix-it/

Sucuri

http://www.wpbeginner.com/refer/sucuri/

Add your WordPress site to Google webmaster tools

http://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-add-your-wordpress-site-to-google-webmaster-tools/

Report incorrect phishing warning

https://www.google.com/safebrowsing/report_error/

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