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Google's Binary Search Helps Identify Malware


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Posted 08 July 2006 - 06:31 PM

Thousands of malicious Web sites pinpointed thanks to a little-known capability in Google's search engine.

Robert McMillan, IDG News Service
Friday, July 07, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO -- A little-known capability in Google'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 today.
By taking advantage Google's binary search capability, Websense has created new software tools that can sniff out malware using the popular search engine. Websense researchers Googled for strings that were used in known malware like the Bagel and Mytob worms and have uncovered about 2,000 malicious Web sites over the past month, according to Dan Hubbard, senior director of security and research with Websense.
http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,126371,00.asp


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