As per the security firm, search engine results infested with links to bogus
antivirus software have been a continuous problem for Internet users.
Symantec has kept a track on search results constantly and gave statistics of
the top search trends every hour. The company also determined the number of
malicious search results within the first 70 Google search results. The study
revealed that hackers had a vested interest in this activity to ensure that
their attacks were effective in poisoning Google results.