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Help Google Rid Search of Malicious Sites

Last week I wrote how Google had removed literally thousands of malware sites from its search results. (see Google Results Malware Free?) Shortly after that post, Google had put out a request to its users to help them fill in the gaps and completely rid the results of...

Google Results Malware Free?

Google has taken steps to remove malware websites from its search results, according to a ComputerWorld article released Wednesday. Alex Eckelberry, CEO of Sunbelt Software Distribution Inc released the news Monday that Google had removed more than 40,000 malware...

Obvious Email Spam is Still Successful

This is an off-topic post that I felt could not be missed. The Register wrote today about a type of email spam that is extremely common and rather obvious BUT surprisingly it appears some Internet users are still falling for it. The article is worth the read if you...

Google is Being Hacked Using this Technique

According to a fascinating release from search marketer Dan Thies, Google has been aware over a year now (that he knows of) of a method to destroy a website’s ranking. The method is called proxy hacking. What is a Web Proxy? First, it is important to understand...

Damaging a Competitor’s Ranking is Possible

A June 28th article by Forbes magazine called “The Saboteurs of Search” discusses “negative SEO” which is best described as purposely disrupting competitor rankings. The article has caused waves in the SEO industry as marketers debate the...