Internet Searches - Massive number of redirects to malicious sites
Sunbelt posted this cautionary note today noting that folks should be careful when selecting links provided from an Internet search. One theory for the seeding might be malicious links posted in blogs, forums or other community sources? Given the dangers of email and hostile URLs, it's important for folks to stay as up-to-date as possible on security patches, AV protection, and old fashioned common sense
BREAKING: Massive amounts of malware redirects in searches
QUOTE: We’re seeing a large amount of seeded search results which lead to malware sites. These are using common, innocent terms — one researcher landed on a malware site through searching for alternate firmware for a router.