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Following the Black Hat SEO Traces

14 Aug 11   Filed in Tips and Tricks, Website exploits with 6 Comments

This is a follow up to my last week’s post about hacked WordPress blogs and poisoned Google Images search results. Cyber-criminals infiltrated 4,000+ self-hosted WP blogs and created doorway pages that would redirect visitors coming from Google Images search to scareware sites. A few days ago I posted a short update to let you know that Google has removed the doorway pages from its index. I also promised to share some new interesting details about that black hat SEO campaign. So here we go!
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Two Tweet Weeks: July 25 – August 7, 2011

08 Aug 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

Crisis in Fake AV industry, story about incompetent security auditor, zero-day in WordPress themes, osCommerce hack, and many more »»

Hacked WordPress Blogs Poison Google Images

05 Aug 11   Filed in Website exploits with 12 Comments

After a series of posts about Google Image poisoning campaigns that used hot-linked images a main trick to get top positions in search results, I’d like to describe a different Google Image poisoning attack that affects WordPress blogs and uses self-hosted images.
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Tweet Week: July 18-24, 2011

26 Jul 11   Filed in Tweet Week with 1 Comment

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

Google’s warning, G.CO, Python in WordPress!?, Joomla 1.7, follow up on the tattoo spam »»

Tweet Week: July 11-17, 2011

18 Jul 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

Yahoo without Site Explorer, Google without CO.TV, new WordPress, PuTTY »»

Tweet Week: July 4-10, 2011

11 Jul 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

WordPress 3.2 new sys requirements, Joomla and phpMyAdmin updates, poisoned Microsoft search results »»

Tweet Week: June 27 – July 3, 2011

04 Jul 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

banned CO.CC and CO.BE sites, WordPress 3.2 new sys requirements, 1000 tweets, Unmask Parasites turns 3 years old »»

Two Tweet Weeks: June 13-26, 2011

27 Jun 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

Blocked .CC subdomains, Joomla hack, WordPress future incompatibility, outdated versions and compromised plugins »»

Two Tweet Weeks: May 16-29, 2011

30 May 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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 …

Tweet Week: May 9-15, 2011

16 May 11   Filed in Tweet Week with Comments Off

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

Google Image poisoning: articles, domains, statistics; free and dangerous WP themes, 1K subscribers …