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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>