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Google’s latest Transparency Report reveals that the company is flagging 10,000 websites a day as unsafe due to phishing and malware, with around a billion people protected.

So in 2006 we started a Safe Browsing programto find and flag suspect websites. This means that when you are surfing the web, we can now warn you when a site is unsafe. We’re currently flagging up to 10,000 sites a day—and because we share this technology with other browsers there are about 1 billion users we can help keep safe … 

Although Google does not completely block these sites, it displays an extremely prominent warning and requires you to click a small Ignore this warning link if you want to proceed to the site.


You can see more stats here, together with a video on what a hacked site can do to recover.