Google have been protecting
website or blog readers from malicious web pages since 2006. It is not essentially
protecting dummies, but protecting all and sundry. Google doesn't keep you from
viewing the website, it simply provides a warning mechanism by showing warning
labels in Google's search results and by publishing the data via the SafeBrowsing API to web browsers such as Firefox and Google Desktop Search to let
people know there have been problems. Is it bad that your browser tells you
that a site's security certificate is expired or that you are leaving a secure connection?
Safe Browsing Diagnostic Tool

Google is to be applauded
for working to make the net safer. To create our data, Google have built a
large-scale infrastructure to automatically determine if web pages pose a risk
to readers. This system has proven to be highly accurate, but they've noted
that it can sometimes be difficult for webmasters and users to verify their
results, as attackers often use sophisticated obfuscation techniques or inject
malicious payloads only under certain conditions. Google should rethink what
they are doing to the webmasters. Before flagging a website, they should
contact the webmaster. The webmaster can easily take downcast the website and
effect repairs. If not, then flag it. With that in mind, Google has developed a
Safe Browsing diagnostic tool that will provide detailed information about their
automatic investigations and findings.

The Google Safe Browsing diagnostic page of a site will return sets of security
check information about that page which structured into four different
categories:

1. The current listing status
of a site or blog and also information on how often a site or parts of it were
listed in the past.
2. The second section includes information on when Google analyzed the page, when
it was last malicious, what kind of malware Google encountered and so fourth. To
help webmasters clean up their sites.
3. Did the site facilitated the distribution of malicious software in the past?
4. And last, Has this site hosted malware?

All security check information
they show is historical over the last 90 days but does not go further into the
past.

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