Billion-dollar search engine industry attracts vultures, shady advertisers, and cybercriminals

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.

Read more

Red Hen website suffers SEO spam compromise

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.

Read more

SEO poisoning: Is it worth it?

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?

Read more

Google’s featured snippets abused by SEO scammers

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.

Read more

Select your language