Google Search as a Virus Vector

It seems to hold true that any tool can have a good and a bad use.  In a recent attacks, Google was used as a support mechanism for spreading a virus and defacing web sites.


While there isn’t anyone who can guarentee that a particular package or product won’t be vulnerable, it does pay to ensure that whoever you get your software from has a track record or providing patches quickly when this kind of thing occurs.  If not then make sure you figure out how you will patch the stuff yourself.

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