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Beware How You Google

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Beware How You Google

Sure you may already know, I was going to submit this, early this morning, however I thought this would get around the net like a bad dose of diarrhoea, seems like it hasn't, seems like some people think it's April 1st still, so:

A simple misspelling of Google's domain name could lead to a Web surfer's worst nightmare.

In a new twist to the old practice of "typosquatting," virus writers have registered a slight variation of Google Inc.'s popular search-engine site to take advantage of any users who botch the spelling of the google.com URL.

The malicious site, googkle.com, is infested with Trojan droppers, downloaders, backdoors and spyware, and an unsuspecting user only has to visit the page to be at risk of computer hijack attacks, according to a warning from Finnish anti-virus vendor F-Secure Corp.

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ming said:
Yeah, I read the news on this earlier this morning.
Have you been tempted?

I tried adding it to restricted zones in I.E. will it add no, for some reason it keeps popping up in trusted zone, will sort it soon, incase my fiance makes this error.
 

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