Google adds a staggering 9,500 new websites every day to its running list of malicious Internet destinations so the company can warn end users before they visit the sites, a member of the company’s security team said. “These are either innocent websites that have been compromised by malware authors, or others that are built specifically for malware distribution or phishing,” Google’s Neil Provos wrote in a blog post published on Tuesday to coincide with the five year anniversary of the company’s Safe Browsing initiative. “While we flag many sites daily, we strive for high quality and have had only a handful of false positives.” Read the full story at Ars Technica.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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