Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#620 Google is partially dangerous - according to Google
Searching on might be dangerous—don't take my word for it, take Google's. The search giant's own Transparency Report for gives itself a current rating of "partially dangerous.'"

The reason for the "partially dangerous" status? According to the report, "Some pages on contain deceptive content right now."

Google's Safe Browsing technology scans Websites for potential risks to warn users before they visit unsafe sites. I first wrote about Safe Browsing a decade ago, back in 2006, when it was first included in Mozilla's Firefox 2.0 Web browser as a feature to help make the Web safer for us all.

The fact that Google Safe Browsing rates as partially dangerous is not scurrilous in any way; rather, it is a testament to Google's honesty and the integrity of its mission to do no evil.
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#620 Google is partially dangerous - according to Google
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