Killer phrase will fill your PC with spam


THERE IS ONE phrase which, if you type into any search engine will expose your PC to shed loads of spam, according to a new report.

Researchers Ben Edelman and Hannah Rosenbaum reckon that typing the phrase "Free Screensavers" into any search engine is the equivalent of lighting a blue touch paper and standing well back.

The writers of the report work for Site Advisor, recently acquired by AV firm McAfee, so might be said to have some self interest in all of this. Killer phrase will fill your PC with spam

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 13th May 2006 10:57PM