Saturday July 30, 2011

Malware Prefers Search Engines Over Porn Sites

In a study conducted by internet security firm Blue Coat System, malware purveyors prefer the easier pickings of search engines over porn sites as launching grounds for their malware deployment by a wide margin.

Almost 40 percent of malware hijackings start at search engines, especially within image results strewn with malware mines, what Blue Coat calls "Search Engine Poisoning."

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