Use Google to get warning about unsafe websites

Google has started warning users if they are about to visit a webpage that could harm their computer.

The warning will pop up if users click on a link to a page known to host spyware or other malicious programs.

How does it work?

The technology to do this has been developed in partnership with project. According to StopBadware:

We’re entering a new phase here at Google — which is one of our partners — is now presenting people with a warning before they visit websites that have been reported to as sites that distribute badware.

BBC marks following keywords as DANGEROUS:

  • Free screensavers
  • Bearshare
  • Screensavers
  • Winmx
  • Limewire
  • Lime wire
  • Free ringtones

Read more at BBC news

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