Yahoo! dangerous search result alert

Yahoo Search has begun a partnership with McAfee, Inc. to provide SearchScan, which uses McAfee’s SiteAdvisor technology to flag URLs it deems "risky" in the search results. Results are flagged with the type of danger below the title. This new feature is primarily aimed at preventing spyware and other malicious software from being downloaded on searchers’ computers as well as at preventing searchers from falling victim to sites that employ spammy email tactics.

The Yahoo Search Blog provides more information. Below, more details on what types of pages are flagged and how site owners can dispute incorrect flagging.

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