Google is the new AV.

Doing a little research on an exploit, i came across SecurityDot.Net. Google provided the link. However, when i clicked on it, i got this:

Of the 174 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 4 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2009-09-11, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2009-09-11.Malicious software includes 2 trojan(s), 1 exploit(s). Successful infection resulted in an average of 3 new process(es) on the target machine.

Malicious software is hosted on 5 domain(s), including,,

This site was hosted on 1 network(s) including AS25220 (GLOBALNOC).

Also, when i tried to browse to the site directly, i got this:

Which turns out to be a built-in interface for the same google-stopbadware database.

Note that it was indeed a drive-by attack site. But is it’s google’s job to protect me when i click on a malicious link?

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