Archive for July, 2011

Google warning users of malware infection

July 23, 2011

From ZDNet.com

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If you see a notification above your Google search results that your computer is infected with malware, it’s probably best to take it seriously – the search giant has identified traffic patterns consistent with infection, and it’s letting users know that they need to take action.

The malware in question routes Google traffic through a small number of proxies, according to the official blog entry. If Google’s search engine detects that you’re coming to them through these intermediaries, it’ll display a banner notification (pictured above) in hopes that you’ll fix the problem.

Read the rest at http://www.zdnet.com/blog/google/google-warning-users-of-malware-infection/3145