Note in Google search results already displayed on Tuesday indicated that the section of books on the "People's Daily" may contain malicious software (malware) and warned Internet users from reaching the site. Newspaper editors decided to strongly respond to this message and set the case as "malware revenge Google." Also announced in response to such action. It is known, however, that it is not about legal action.
According to "People's Daily" action of the American giant is "revenge for the inconvenient Google articles, which appeared in newspapers in recent months. "People's Daily" published recently include an article that Google's popularity steadily decline. Newspaper, together with Chinese politicians also attacked the company because it was too easily accessible links to pornographic materials in the search results. Under the magnifying glass he was also editing the Google project associated with digitization of books, which, according to initial assumptions were to be scanned and published on the Google services.
"The prosecution put forward by the" People's Daily "is absurd and devoid of any substantive grounds" - commented a spokeswoman for the case of Google. "Google regularly scans the web pages contained in the search index and placed warnings of malicious code whenever there's something to worry about. If the site administrator removes malicious code, Google cancels the warning" - she added.
"I assure you that our malware scanners are characterized by great efficiency. Sometimes cyber criminals are able to place malicious content on the page, even without the knowledge of its owners - added the spokesman.
Google no longer displays information about the malicious code in the "People's Daily". Interestingly, among the entries appear on the scanned sites also indicates that the website stated 90 days is not recorded by malicious software.