Some people coming to LA Observed in the past day or so have received pop-up warnings, ostensibly from Google, saying the site is infected by malware. As far as we know it's not true, and Google agrees when the page is run through its diagnostic tool:
Diagnostic page for www.laobserved.com
What is the current listing status for www.laobserved.com?
This site is not currently listed as suspicious.
What happened when Google visited this site?
Of the 36 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 0 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-03-24, and suspicious content was never found on this site within the past 90 days.
This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS25767 (WAVEFORM).
Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?
Over the past 90 days, www.laobserved.com did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.
Has this site hosted malware?
No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.
So browse away without fear. I'm a little suspicious of the embedded "60 Minutes" video that I posted with Sunday's Steve Lopez and Nathaniel Ayers item, so I'm going to take down the video.