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Google + typo = virus

Posted in Web by whuup on February 19, 2009

typogoogle1Internet REIT, a giant investor in domain names backed by leading private-equity investors, owns more than 30 addresses that are misspellings of Google or its product names, including googledearth.com, googleeardh.com and googleearthc.com. Those adresses can be used to spread malware, spyware and virusses. Since the virusmakers became really online-agressive and smart people, you can visit a malware website but think that you typed the address correctly. It’s another bad thing Google’s popularity is taken care of.

Internet REIT, a giant investor in domain names backed by leading private-equity investors, owns more than 30 addresses that are misspellings of Google or its product names, including Google Earth.