Service promises secure 'googling'

A Web-filtering specialist has joined the ranks of companies aiming to take the risk of spyware and adware downloads out of online searches.

ScanSafe will officially launch next week a trial version of a new service that adds labels to the results of popular search engines, such as Google and Yahoo, to identify good sites and call out malicious ones. The free service, dubbed Scandoo, analyzes search results in real time and then adds a green checkmark for clean Web sites and displays an image of a bug next to potentially risky ones.

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