If your website URL lands you onto the “Deceptive Site Error” Warning page, that means the browser considers your domain as Dangerous i.e. visiting your site can lead to downloading malicious software in your system. Rendered by Google, this warning indicates that the URL you are trying to visit might contain malicious software. This is the reason why your domain is marked as Dangerous by the browsers, generally by Google Chrome Browser.
Normally, hackers try to add malicious code to your existing website in order to gain traffic, increase their site visits by redirecting a URL to land onto their website, steal important information such as Passwords through Phishing, or embed virus files/malware to enter into the user’s physical machine.
The following are the few ways you can try and get your Deceptive Site Error Fixed.
- If possible, go to your website backend and check for malicious code either through some plugin scans or manually in each of the files.
- Check Google Search Console for any security issues on your website.
- Take website backup, delete complete backend files as well as Database, and install a fresh content management system in your cPanel.
- Submit your URL to Google Bad malware check ensuring that even after the above checks you can’t find any error on the website.-
Google and other browsers have implemented this feature to inform users beforehand of the virus or malware that might attack their system by visiting such suspicious websites.