Report: Bing Users Disproportionately Affected By Malware Redirects

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http://techcrunch.com – Using blackhat search engine optimization (SEO) to get unsuspecting web surfers to go to malicious websites isn’t exactly new and it’s a problem that the major search engines are very aware of. According to new data from online security firm Sophos, however, Bing is apparently not doing a great job here, as the majority of SEO poisoned malware redirects currently affect Bing users. According to Sophos, Microsoft’s search engine is responsible for about 60 percent of the redirects to malicious sites that Sophos currently sees on its network. Even though Google has far more use (IT news)