Hyperlink insecurity

Imagine a world where no Web site or hyperlink can be trusted, and a simple click on a hyperlink could slam your computer with a malicious driveby download. Sound far fetched? It's not.

Today, trusted Web sites can no longer be trusted. Those of us who collectively click on the billions of hyperlinks generated each day by search engines, blogs and email are playing Russian roulette with our computers.

Can the search results of Google, Yahoo, MSN and Technorati really be so hazardous to our computers' health? Sadly, the answer is yes. Hyperlink insecurity - Techguides - ZDNet Asia

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th July 2006 1:27AM