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Google breaks the Internet

Postby Egaladeist » Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:25 am

"This site may harm your computer" on every search result?!?!

If you did a Google search between 6:30 a.m. PST and 7:25 a.m. PST this morning, you likely saw that the message "This site may harm your computer" accompanied each and every search result. This was clearly an error, and we are very sorry for the inconvenience caused to our users.

What happened? Very simply, human error. Google flags search results with the message "This site may harm your computer" if the site is known to install malicious software in the background or otherwise surreptitiously. ... er-on.html
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Re: Google breaks the Internet

Postby Harry » Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:44 pm

I thought I had inadvertently downloaded some malware of something when I used Google yesterday - FF was the same though so then thought Google had been hacked. :)

[malicious rumour]Reckon they were hacked and it is a cover up storey :evil: [/malicious rumour]
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