Google search detects malware on some users’ computers, sends alerts

(ChinaPost.com.tw) – Google on Tuesday began warning some search users that their computers may be infected with a virus. Routine maintenance on one of the technology giant’s data centers revealed unusual traffic from computers infected with a form of malicious software, according to Google security engineer Damian Menscher. The traffic was sent to Google through intermediary computer servers referred to as “proxies,” Menscher said.

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