Pakize and Joyce who constantly updated that their anti-virus programs have prompted them of adware and trojans coming from my blog. I couldn't figure out what's wrong and asked their help to take a screen capture of the notice and what directions were given - so I could identify and pinpoint where the problem is and remove it. I had no clue what was going on and which one was triggering it. I checked my links and nothing seemed suspicious. Then my dear Emman Malaman found a site that helped identify what the problem is.
Here's the link: http://www.nevillehobson.com/
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At home, I couldn't identify the issue though I noticed some URLs I did not recognize present in my widgets nor in my HTML codes. Such links (and I will not post them here anymore) are obviously porn sites since they bear the "XXX" in some URLs and site titles; and codes like "ADSPY zdsderhywyeusd" among others. You can observe that at the bottom of your screen while seeing "waiting for chenmeicai.blogspot.com" to fully load. I wasn't as observant at first until then.
The scan as recommended by the site; and done here: http://sitecheck.sucuri.net/
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Well, I was inspired by fellow blogger, Mikki Galang from http://breakmyspell.blogspot.com who's using the same badge widget for her instagram photos. There was nothing suspicious at first. I wasn't reading anything negative about the widget initially. Until the slowness and the comments from my dears. I guess my anti-virus wasn't as strong as theirs.
I tried researching more and I landed on Redleg's tool to remove malware on Blogger. All the scans also pointed to badgeplz - which tells me it does redirect and launch back-end sites and popups that are either spam / malware / adware / porn / malicious / suspicious sites. I was like OMG!!!!
So I had no other choice but to remove the tool and just replace it with my webstagram widget. My blog's now cleaned.
Overall, I rate this widget ...
CHAI'S VERDICT: ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ (1 Star!!!)
So to fellow bloggers, if you're using that widget - better remove it now so we can all have a safe blogging experience and ensure our readers have safe browsing as well.