January 24, 2022

"Google Warns Of Malware Redirecting To Its Search Results" (Windows Computers Only)

From Search Engine Land:

Do a search on Google, and you might get an unexpected surprise. A big notice at the top of your results warning that your computer has been infected with malware.

The SEL post also points to a Google announcement about the issue. However, as Danny Sullivan notes, Google doesn’t mention that the malware is only an issue for Windows computers.

All of the Details via Search Engine Land

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.