Google's Advanced Search Operators Abused by Spammers


Imagine Google's search engine being exploited for sending spam URLs. Unbelievable? Believe it!

Google is the one of the most widely used search engines on the Web today. To make life easier, it supports a few advanced query words which narrow the scope of a search to a great extent. It appears that spammers have found a way to exploit this facility to direct the end user to a URL advertising their products or services, using Google’s advanced search operators. Symantec Security Response Weblog: Google's Advanced Search Operators Abused by Spammers

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 6th November 2007 12:47AM