Let’s say you’re planning to register a corporation and you’re looking for the SEC website to search for information. If you google-search for “SEC“, you’ll discover that Google has added a tag which reads: “This site may harm your computer.” The actual search result looks like this:
Clicking the warning (“This site may harm your computer“) will bring you to this explanation (in part):
We want our users to feel safe when they search the web, and we’re continuously working to identify dangerous sites and increase protection for our users. This warning message appears with search results that we’ve identified as sites that may install malicious software on your computer:
Maybe the warning is caused by the pop-up that loads every time you enter the SEC website. Or maybe it’s something else. Maybe our tech friends can tell us why.
Update (19 July 2007): The warning had been removed if you search again for”SEC”. That’s quick.