|Search Engines Sometimes Return Risky Results|
|Anick Jesdanun, AP (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Wed, 13 Dec 2006 13:44:31 -0600
Study: 4 pct of search results risky |
By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Internet Writer
It's slightly safer to use search engines, but about 4 percent of
Ben Edelman, a security expert who serves as an adviser to security
SiteAdvisor rates sites based on whether they result in spyware,
Risks are about three times greater when clicking on keyword ads that
Getting malicious software isn't the only threat from search engines.
Security experts say that some hackers have used search engines to
Search companies, meanwhile, have taken steps to mitigate the risks.
Copyright 2006 The Associated Press.
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