Google deletes rogue ads, dangers persist

Monday, 30 April 2007, 12:30 AM EST

Google has removed ads that appear alongside Google search results that re-directed users to malicious sites. But, according to security experts, the fix is temporary and search engine users should not assume sponsored links are all trustworthy.

"Search engines are just too easy a target for bad guys," says Roger Thompson of Exploit Security Labs.

At PC World.

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