Results for "seo"
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.
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?
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.
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.
January 22, 2020 - We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we've seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.
January 7, 2020 - Users often search the web for downloads when companies no longer support software, and what they find is dubious. How can they tell if the files are safe? We tell how to spot the difference.
January 6, 2020 - We look at the ways in which criminals and vultures use less-than-honest tactics to fleece the search engine industry for a piece of its billion-dollar pie.
September 10, 2019 - Mobile VPN apps are one of the best tools for protecting user privacy. Unfortunately, a notable number of are deemed unsafe. Read on to find out how to assess the best mobile VPN for you.
July 30, 2019 - In this edition of our seasonal review of exploit kits, we review active and unique EKs hitting consumers and businesses over the summer 2019 season.
June 26, 2019 - The GreenFlash exploit kit, which we typically saw targeting South Korean users, reaches globally with a large malvertising campaign via a popular website.