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why does adwords allow a dangerous trojan-spreading ad

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I just searched for 'yahoo messenger' and accidentally clicked on one of the adwords ads without looking closely. It tried to give me a trojan when I clicked download and my anti-virus software removed it.


The fake ad is for this domain name:


If you go to that site it tried to infect your computer with a fake yahoo download.

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Re: why does adwords allow a dangerous trojan-spreading ad

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Google Employee

Thanks for bringing this to our attention Wicksteed1. 


I have passed this on to our policy team but please fill out this Ad Feedback Form to provide more information on the ad you saw. This goes straight to our policy team who will be able to investigate your concern and take the appropriate action.