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  1. 5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

    That code could be anything. Using the ad networks could that not just have downloaded code into your site, while evading the entire malware scan? This code then delivering a payload that would infect your users or maybe turn your site into a zombie?

  2. Top 5 Reasons Against Implementing a Tag Management Solution

    Tag management software essentially injects code into our website, how can we trust that our website will be safe from malicious intent? In many cases, tag management can assist in debugging security vulnerabilities and malicious behavior, and be...

  3. 10 Website Quality Indicators That Can Sink Your SEO Battleship

    Generally you will see URL strings that make no sense or you will click through your reports to see referrers that refer to scripting code or iframed references. Creating pages with malicious behavior, such as phishing or installing viruses...

  4. Yandex Teams With Seznam on Video Search Results, Now Reports Malware

    After indexing pages, Yandex checks its index and notifies the owners of the websites whose pages contain malicious code. Though Yandex doesn’t change its index - the malicious code is not altered or changed in the indexed results - it does mark...

  5. 5 Black Hat Attack Vulnerabilities & Defensive Strategies

    Well first, the protocol is new, developed by Google, untested in the wild, not well reviewed outside of Google, and the very process it uses opens up your code to a wider attack surface for things such as XSS (cross site scripting where someone...

  6. Google Tries To Stop Spread of Malware With Warning Above Search Results

    Short for "malicious software," malware is computer code that attempts to hide itself from you in an attempt to mine your data, use your computer's resources, or simply cause harm to your computer, all without your knowledge or consent.

  7. Google Mobile News Roundup: Android Security, Avoid Traffic, Emergency Numbers & More

    The Android Market security update they pushed out, however, has shown up with suspicious code in a repackaged version on an unregulated third-party Chinese marketplace, CNET reported. Google believes attackers only gathered device specific codes...

  8. Google Acquires Security Firm Zynamics Same Day Android Apps Hit by Malware

    The Trojan-infected apps (all of which were published by Myournet to the Android Market and were downloaded up to 200,000 times in four days) attempted to gain root access to users' devices, gathering a wide range of available personal information...

  9. Avoiding Online Risks Kicking Off with the 2010 FIFA World Cup

    Malicious code can be hacked into vulnerable, legitimate websites in order to infect users. Spam with Malicious Attachments Security may not be top of mind for sports fans this coming week. After all, eager football fans have reason to be...