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Malware still infiltrating major search engines

I find it challenging to understand why there’s still seemingly minimal innovation in the area of protecting searchers from malware infected websites. This seems to be a no-brainer from my perspective: protect your customers, and they will continue to come back. But I think the problem stems from customer naivety – they don’t know what they clicked will hurt them, and that they were infected because of a link they clicked on from the search results.

The major search engines need to better partner with security companies to protect their customers – and ultimately their revenue source. A simple pre-filter could stop many infiltrations of malware and protect the net.

Read more here about how the latest studies show the major engines failing in this area:

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