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PHP Malware Problem

While working with the WePay API, I needed to get some clarification with a PHP function and decided to reference the PHP documentation at Little did I know that Chrome had some different ideas for me this morning:
PHP Malware error

This seemed very odd to me. I mean, I understand that has some malware-type code on it if it is classifying PHP code as malware. Even the URI that I referenced was directly to, so there wasn't any URI misdirection or rewriting or anything like that, so I am very confused.

I looked into the problem that Google provided:
PHP Malware description

That wasn't very helpful, but it did provide an insight to the issue.

I don't know why Google decided that contained malware since over 100 million sites use the language, with at least 3x the amount of developers on a per-day basis?

Has anybody else experienced this kind of issue? Was my version of Chrome just derping up?

Update (2013-10-25 09:13 AM): Slashdot covered this error in particular in a discussion forum on their website. Apparently, it was a bit of compromised and altered Javascript that caused Google to flag the site.

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