Websense: Users Putting Too Much Faith in Search Results

Kara Reeder

According to Websense's latest "State of Internet Security" report, users are falsely putting faith in the security of search results.

 

V3.co.uk says the report shows almost 14 percent of searches for current "buzzwords", such as celebrity names, turn up malware sites or links. What's more troubling is that 71 percent of pages found to be infected were legitimate sites.

 

Web 2.0 sites were the most popular with malware writers, with 95 percent of comments on blogs being spam or leading to malicious pages.



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Feb 8, 2010 4:54 AM 32gb micro sd 32gb micro sd  says:

Its always been a problem with search engines. Somehow they can't control the malicious links and content getting high ranks.

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