[LINK] Google site warning on News.com.au

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Wed Nov 12 08:42:23 AEDT 2008

Richard Chirgwin wrote:

> ...and there on the first page of results was a News.com.au link:
> <http://www.google.com.au/interstitial?url=http://ink.news.com.au/mercury/mathguys/articles/1999/990224a3.htm>
> ...with Google's "this site may harm your computer" warning... using the
> target URL brings up just the News.com.au link with the warning.

Here is why: other sites accessed by News.Com are nasties:




   "[The] Malicious software includes 33 scripting exploit(s),
    4 exploit(s). Successful infection resulted in an average
    of 3 new processes on the target machine."

This is simply not acceptable behaviour for a major news portal. Isn't it.


Rick Welykochy || Praxis Services || Internet Driving Instructor

When the power of love overcomes the love of power,
the world will know peace.
      -- Jimi Hendrix

More information about the Link mailing list