You now can check sites for infected ads and banners. Anti-malvertising lets webmasters check for potential ad-firms, the service that had been launched in February has been re-launched and redone, go to: http://www.anti-malvertising.com/
The search engine there checks third party websites that scan malware ad-sites for these issues.
Here is an example search result for a site that was recently reported in the virus and worms section of an av forum:
http://www.google.com/cse?cx=0076652537 ... &sa=Search
There is less Malvertising (for a definition of this threat see here: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=3727 )
when you use Bing, you see less crap then and have some added search-security, but it is even better not to use Google or Yahoo or Bing at all, and use Scroogle SSL without these issues altogether.
Also off-course you can block all ads with a good and decent hostsfile ABP (adblockplus), or use the following bookmarklet and use that in your browser:
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