Google finds evil all over the web

Google: 1 in 1,000 web pages is infected with malicious drive-by download softwareThe web is scarier than most people realise, according to research published recently by Google.The search engine giant trained its web crawling software on billions of web addresses over the past year looking for malicious pages that tried to attack their visitors. They found more than 3 million of them, meaning that about one in 1,000 web pages is malicious, according to Neils Provos, a senior staff software engineer with Google.

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