Google Puts up ‘Beware of Malware’ Signs

Google has started warning people when search results could potentially lead them to malicious code. The search giant is using data from the Stop Badware Coalition to flag sites that are potentially host to malicious software. Google, along with Sun Microsystems and Chinese PC maker Lenovo, announced support for the group in January. People who attempt to go to a Web site that has been identified as risky by the coalition are taken to a warning page. Warning — the site you are about to visit may harm your computer! the page states in bold type, then suggesting users can learn more about malware and how to protect yourself at StopBadware.org

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