Yahoo! Malicious Page Alerts

Yahoo! now lets you know if a web site contains malicious content. It works very similar to how Google does it. From a technical perspective Yahoo’s implementation seems better – it scans files that automatically download.

McAfee have provided the malware detection technology, called SearchScan, so it has a company with a good reputation behind it. Below is an example of how it looks when it finds something dangerous:

yahoo searchscan

Yahoo! operates search engines in several countries, and it will be enabled by default for the following countries: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, UK, USA.

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