Malware hides from search engines

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Malware hides from search engines

Post by Ruhe on 26/4/2010, 21:44

Criminals are increasingly attempting to conceal malware embedded in hacked websites from search engines such as Yahoo! and Google. Their aim is to prevent browsers which use technology such as Google's Safe Browsing API from sounding the alarm when a user visits a hacked website. Google's Safe Browsing API allows client applications to query Google's phishing and malware blacklist. Firefox and Google Chrome both make use of the API, which is based on Google searches of websites for suspicious code.

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