[Intrusions] Google security concern?

Dana Webber dana at dunrobin.dyn.dhs.org
Tue Dec 28 16:12:45 GMT 2004


All looks OK when I try your queries.I'm using Mozilla on Linux
What OS + browser are you using?
Have you run Adaware, or something similar, with the latest definitions today?

On Monday 27 December 2004 13:51, Empty Floatbag wrote:
> Has anyone else noticed that some seemingly "normal"
> searches on Google return completely unrelated sites
> which attempt to compromise a system through the
> browser?  
> 
> Some interesting issues:
> - the sites are VERY high in the result list
> - do not contain the content Google thinks they do
> - have been in existance less than 30 days
> - appear to be based in Russia/Ukraine
> 
> Try these searches for example (AT YOUR OWN RISK!):
> - adderall wieght loss [deliberately mis-spelled]
> - ford engine temperature sensor
> - accord cd player kit conversion
> - seroquel site
> 
> How did they get their sites ranked so high?  And why
> is there no cached content on Google?  And what is
> Google doing about this (sorta ruins the premise of a
> relativity-based search)?
> 
> TIA,
> Patrick
> 
> 
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