When searching "boba fett" for a new windows profile picture (the dog wasnt doing it for me anymore, and well boba fett is cool) my eset nod32 4 popped up and said a trojan was blocked when viewing results from the google image search. I did not click on any link sending me to a different page, just connection terminated and the threat was quarantined. This was literally 10 mins after completing a fresh install so it can not be from a past threat. I am wondering if this is possible through google image search and is a known issue? Also using firefox
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viruses can be spread a million ways but eset is good so i'm sure your fine!
Yes, malware can be passed through the image search. I once got an infection from a Detroit Tigers wallpaper, that I had found on Google image.
As long as your AV caught it, and quarantined it, you shouldn't have any worries.