Google glitch flags the internet as harmful

Google suffered an embarrassing moment today when all search results were flagged with the message: "This site may harm your computer".

The problem lasted for around 40-minutes this afternoon as the entire internet was blacklisted. According to reports on the interweb the glitch was caused by a human error after an unlucky engineer accidentally added the internet to the malware list.

The mistake is estimated to have cost Google as much as £1.2-2m in lost advertising revenue as well as many red faces.

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