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Selected Tweets (Oct-Nov 2011)

21 Nov 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off on Selected Tweets (Oct-Nov 2011)

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

It has been a while since the last Tweet Week. The main reason is I don’t tweet that often now to post my tweets every week and I don’t want to post old news here either.

So what happened? The answer is I can’t get used to Twitter web interface – it is so inconvenient. I had to use it when I had some strange problems with my Twitter client (twhirl). Thank’s god, I’ve finally made my twhirl work so I hope I will be able to tweet more often.

Anyway, here are some of the latest tweets.
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Two Tweet Weeks: May 16-29, 2011

30 May 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off on Two Tweet Weeks: May 16-29, 2011

Selected short messages and links you might have missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter.

SEO poisoning, canonical hacks, SmartScreen, WordPress, Facebook clickjacking …

Unmasking “Canonical” Hacks

22 May 11   Filed in Unmask Parasites with Comments Off on Unmasking “Canonical” Hacks

As a follow up to the recent Matt Cutt’s tweet and blog post about emerging rel=canonical hacks, I did a detailed guest post on StopBadware blog about this problem.

In that article, I wrote about how such hacks work and how cyber-criminals can use this hard-to-detect attack to hijack search results of compromised sites. You can also find a short review of a real “rel=canonical” attack that affected quite a few websites.

As always, I wrote about tools and techniques that can help you diagnose hacks that try to make Google think that your site has moved to a new domain name. Unfortunately, at this point no tools that I know of specifically check for rogue “rel=canonical” instructions. However, more universal file integrity monitoring solutions can be really efficient as they will inform about any unexpected modifications.
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