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June 27, 2018 - A website belonging to an eatery currently making waves in the news has been compromised with SEO spam. We take a look at what's happened, and explain what the hackers are up to.

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May 29, 2018 - Is SEO poisoning a thing of the past or are there still effective ways to fool Google's algorithms and rank high in the search results using black hat methods?

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SEO

Is short for search engine optimization. This is a set of marketing techniques aimed at raising the popularity of a website. The goal is to have your site high up in the search results when a user searches for certain relevant keywords.

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August 1, 2016 - Online crooks are abusing Google's featured snippets via compromised websites that redirect to bogus online stores. Because of their prominent placement, Blackhat SEO miscreants are extremely interested in featured snippets as they can capture a large amount of traffic and redirect it to any site of their choosing.

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January 27, 2021 - Browsers are phasing out third-party cookies. Google needs a cookie replacement that respects your privacy, fast. Is FLoC the answer?

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November 30, 2020 - After a noted absence, the Gootkit banking Trojan returns en masse to hit Germany. In an interesting twist, some of the victims may receive ransomware instead.

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November 17, 2020 - A mystery Chromium browser recently made a sudden appearance, and is certainly proving popular. But what is it, and where did it come from?

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October 21, 2020 - This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.

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October 12, 2020 - On the latest episode of Lock and Code, we talk to reporters Seth Rosenblatt and Alfred Ng about the role of journalism in cybersecurity.

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September 11, 2020 - One of the most important elections in history will take place in less than two months. What election cyberthreats should voters be aware of to help ensure their vote counts?

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