Microsoft IDs Google as Malware

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Following the release of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday updates this week, the company's security software began identifying Google's home page as infected with malware.

"Updates to Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Security Essentials on Tuesday listed Google as being infected with the Blackhole exploit kit, according to user forums," writes ZDNet's Tom Espiner.

"Microsoft fixed the issue in Forefront in around four hours, according to forum posts," Espiner writes. "The company also rectified the false positive in Security Essentials on Tuesday according to forum posts."

Go to "Microsoft security update flags Google.com for malware" to read the details.

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