Wave search "poisoned"

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Google searches on terms related to its new collaboration and communications platform, Google Wave, are leading to a rogue anti-virus programs, according to the Websense Security Labs. Users seeking information on how to sign up for Wave, which currently is by invite-only, have been victimized by manipulated search results that lead to sites designed to trick victims into paying for a security solution that doesn't work. Searches for Microsoft's new Security Essentials consumer anti-virus product also have led to "poisoned" results. — CAM
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