cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Regis
Level 12
Report Inappropriate Content
Message 1 of 1

Block or redirect from Yahoo search?

Greetings,

First, a hearty +1 to the gateway antimalware engine, saving a user of ours from being infected by Yahoo's  ad-laden search results today.     Yahoo puts in so many sponsored links, you have to scroll to the real results sometimes.

Second, a hearty -1 to Mozilla Firefox who's made Yahoo a default search engine of late.   Shudder.

In light of Yahoo's special security ineptitude demonstrated this week (1billion with a b accounts compromised?), plus this ad that nearly led to a fake AV scam,   I'd really like to just not have our users search that site any more.  (Sorry if anyone works for Yahoo here, but ... seriously, y'all's baby is really quite... problematic in the looks department.) 

Does anyone perchance have a ruleset  that coaches and nudges folks off to another site and does so in a way that causes the least impact to users and has tolerable few unintended consequences?

Thanks so much for any thoughts, suggestions or shared experience!

More McAfee Tools to Help You
  • Subscription Service Notification (SNS)
  • How-to: Endpoint Removal Tool
  • Support: Endpoint Security
  • eSupport: Policy Orchestrator
  • Community Help Hub

      New to the forums or need help finding your way around the forums? There's a whole hub of community resources to help you.

    • Find Forum FAQs
    • Learn How to Earn Badges
    • Ask for Help
    Go to Community Help

    Join the Community

      Thousands of customers use the McAfee Community for peer-to-peer and expert product support. Enjoy these benefits with a free membership:

    • Get helpful solutions from McAfee experts.
    • Stay connected to product conversations that matter to you.
    • Participate in product groups led by McAfee employees.
    Join the Community
    Join the Community