“Google has begun issuing warnings to millions of people that their PC has been infected with a virus,” says a report today by BBC News.
“The malicious code pipes browser traffic through sites that promote the scammers’ wares, which include fake security programs. Those hit by the virus will be warned with a message that will appear at the top of searches carried out via Google. The search firm estimates that more than two million people have been hit by the infection.”
Google security engineer Damian Menscher posted the following information: