SEO

It’s bad enough that malware is virally spread via paid search and social networking links.  But now there are more accounts of it being spread via natural search links as well.  In a practice called “SEO Poisoning,” fraudsters use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques to mix malware-laden search results with legitimate ones.  Many infected URLs are found within the top 10 search results and thus have a higher likelihood of a user clicking through.  Many of these attacks are targeting major product events and popular websites.  Just last month, for example, two attacks (as reported by Websense) targeted the much anticipated... Read More

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Alison Simpson
With more than 13 years’ experience in the domain industry, Alison has managed all aspects of Corporate Domain Managem... More