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Offline Nunzio77

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In Google search, only the first results are marked
« on: April 27, 2024, 10:42:19 AM »
In Chrome I noticed that when searching in Google only the first search results are marked as safe or unsafe.
The results that appear at the bottom after the search page loads when you scroll down are not marked as safe or unsafe, the logo does not appear.

Can you check and resolve?

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Re: In Google search, only the first results are marked
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2024, 05:59:20 PM »
What's the search term?

What browser?
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Re: In Google search, only the first results are marked
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2024, 06:00:55 PM »
What's the search term?

What browser?

Search in Google.
Chrome
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Re: In Google search, only the first results are marked
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2024, 06:24:54 PM »
Thank you.

Cursory search in Google Chrome appears to only highlight sites using ad searches, which are always listed at the top. 

Other sites numerated below do not have a security rating displayed.

I did disable other security extensions but doing that does not change what is displayed.

I did use a relatively safe search term in Chrome, hence the results.  What search term did you use?
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Re: In Google search, only the first results are marked
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2024, 10:01:23 AM »
I simply search for the word "pippo" in Google.
The first results are marked by Avast (see image 1) the subsequent results at the bottom of the page which are loaded as you move down with the mouse are no longer marked by the extension (see image 2). So it seems like it's a partial link check and not a total check on the entire search.

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Re: In Google search, only the first results are marked
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2024, 12:18:23 AM »
Agreed.  No argument here.

I see the same thing.  Not all sites are rated.

This behavior would be directly related to Avasts' business relationships with whatever browser company is involved, what legal agreements were made between them, what country, what overall restrictions legally placed on them, what region and language, and so on.

The program in question, Avast Online Security, has to be designed to take all these factors into account, and more, and still provide a modicum of ratings protection for free.

Even if a site is marked as green arrow, this does not mean it is always clean, just so you know.  There may be a higher probability it is, but that is all we (you and I) would know.  The converse is true of a site marked in red, it may have had malware removed, and has been properly updated and remedied, so it is now clean but still shows as red.

Point is, this is a guide and is meant to help us make better decisions on what site to visit.
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