Google detects malware on TwitPic, Chrome and Firefox block access

There seems some issues with Google’s malware detection functionality at the moment, as Chrome and Firefox are warning users against the TwitPic.com. Google’s Safe Browsing diagnostics tool has marked TwitPic as an infected site. 

Many users have reported this issue on Twitter, and TwitPic has also confirmed it. Few users are also reporting that the Chrome crashes on trying to visit this site. According to TwitPic, they are working on this issue and trying to contact Google regarding the same.

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Alert message warns users:

Google Chrome has blocked access to twitpic.com for now. Even if you have visited this website safely in the past, visiting it now is very likely to infect your computer with malware. Malware is malicious software that causes things like identity theft, financial loss, and permanent file deletion. Learn more.

TwitPic is one of the most popular image sharing websites among the Twitter users. Chrome, Firefox and many other browsers and tools use Google’s Safe Browsing Detection technology.

Update: The issue has been solved now.