cause Whenever a story comes out of nowhere to be a major news story — say, Japan’s earthquake or Osama bin Laden’s death — it tends to draw a lot of search traffic overnight to new terms that come up based on the story.
effect Now that anything Bin Laden-related is SEO platinum, malware creators are using the opportunity to load your computer with a virus — using such mechanisms as Google Image Search. Be careful out there, guys. source
Wasted an hour of my day system restoring five PC at my work place because of this today; the idiots were searching for Obama’s speech & ~actually clicked the oh no! you’re in danger shit that came up. Le sigh.