Dealing with SearchScan disputes
This article provides information to website owners and webmasters for handling disputes with SearchScan ratings on the Yahoo! Search results page. These disputes often relate to:
- "Warning: Dangerous Downloads" flags
- Hacking risks
As part of the Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance, Yahoo! Search now displays results generated by the Bing search engine. If your site's description in the Yahoo! Search results contains a SearchScan warning, you can have it re-evaluated by contacting Bing. Yahoo! is not able to change a Bing decision on a site's rating.
Note: Bing.com displays SearchScan warnings differently than Yahoo! Search. To confirm your site's warning on Bing.com, click on the title for your site's link in the Bing search results; you will see a dialogue box that reads "Careful!" before being allowed to proceed.