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  1. Google Dorking: Feds Warn Against Malicious Cyber Actors

    If you must publish the information, make sure that it is password protected and encrypted. The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the National Counterterrorism Center have issued a warning against the perils of "Google dorking," or the...

  2. China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

    In March, Google Encrypted Search became available in China. As early as last Friday, Google reported slower levels of activity from China. It is speculated that the disruption is due to the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy...

  3. Bing Begins Rollout of Secure Search, Say Goodbye to More Keyword Data

    In November, we reported that Microsoft was looking into switching their search traffic into encrypted SSL search. Currently, the Bing encrypted search seems to be completely optional, and they don't seem to be promoting their encrypted search at...

  4. SEO in 2014: How to Prepare for Google's 2014 Algorithm Updates

    Major 2013 changes included further releases of Penguin and Panda, Hummingbird taking flight, and the shift away from providing keyword data thanks to encrypted search. It has been an incredibly eventful year in terms of updates from Google.

  5. Organic Search Noticeably Absent From Google Analytics 2013 Summit

    This keynote was delivered just days after Google encrypted all organic search data, eliminating granular insights of keyword and search behavior as it related to content. Google Analytics is being used by organizations around the world to drive...

  6. Google Keyword Data Goes Missing Again, This Time From Webmaster Tools

    Encrypted search has been hard on SEO professionals and marketers. For two years, we've been hit with keywords "(not provided)" in Google Analytics. While the keyword data was still available in Google Webmaster Tools with impressions and click...

  7. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    You can still get keyword data in Google Webmaster Tools, by clicking on Search Traffic > Search Queries, and yes, it does include search data from encrypted searches. Using Google Webmaster Tools is currently the only reliable and accurate way to...