About 2 months ago my blog was listed on yandex search engine and opera browsers infected site blacklist. You can read the post about it here – http://www.ruchirablog.com/opera-and-yandex-reports-blog-phishing-site/
But Google and other blacklist databases were reporting this blog as clean. As all of you think it raised big question about accuracy of yandex,opera blacklist because even Google listed it as clean and my through virus scans revealed nothing.
Black listing on opera was a big problem because visitors using opera as their web browser weren’t able to access my site. Opera and yandex uses same company Sophos for virus analysis and that’s why they both were reporting the same thing. basically yandex is using sophos and opera is using yandex blacklist database. So I turned up to yandex and was able to fix the problem within a week.
Register on Yandex Webmaster portal
At first I thought google is God of these things and yandex thing should be crap. But hey I was wrong. For me Yandex Webmaster portal provides more accurate information and great stats of my sites. Its located here http://webmaster.yandex.com you need to register and add your sites. Verification of sites is same as google and when you logged in, It will show your web sites health
So if your web site is infected it will show it. So actually if you find any viruses manually you can work on removing it and then ask on the web interface to recheck the site. So after 2 or 3 days it will recheck and if the virus is gone your web site will be removed from blacklist.
But In my case it reported a virus but even after going through some tough inspection I wasn’t able to find any infection on my files.
Email Yandex team and ask them
Yandex portal doesn’t report much details about the exact file which is infected. So I turned up to their support team to clear up this mess. This is their email address firstname.lastname@example.org actually they turned up pretty quickly and provided all the details about the file and how to get through it and ask for recheck. They were very friendly and informative. If you email to google most of the time you wont receive a reply but yandex is too cool
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