Google search helps dig up malware

Monday, 10 July 2006, 1:05 AM EST

A little-known capability in Google Inc.'s search engine has helped security vendor Websense uncover thousands of malicious Web sites as well as several legitimate sites that have been hacked, the company said Friday.

By taking advantage Google's binary search capability, Websense has created new software tools that can sniff out malware using the popular search engine.

At InfoWorld.

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