Detecting malicious code

Search results that answer users' questions show a lot of links to web pages. Unfortunately, any web page can contain not only the answer to the question, but also malicious code that steals personal data or infects your computer with viruses.

To protect Yandex users, we regularly check indexed sites for malicious code. Once we discover malicious code, we mark such site pages in search results:

To find malicious code, Yandex uses a proprietary antivirus system and a product from our partner, Sophos®.

Tell us what your question is about so we can direct you to the right specialist:

In this case, read the recommendations in the Unwanted programs and dangerous files section. You can also contact support from that page.
If you see a message about another issue related to the site security, choose the violation type.