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  1. Google Dorking: Feds Warn Against Malicious Cyber Actors

    And, in October 2013, hackers were able to compromise 35,000 websites by searching for vulnerable software identities and creating new administrator accounts for the websites. By searching for specific file types and keywords, malicious cyber...

  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? Many companies offer tag management for free, including Google and most of the bigger analytics software...

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

    Duplicate title tags and meta descriptions often happens as a result of CMS software or content teams that are unaware of the ramifications of this duplicate content issue. Use a good spam scrubbing software to flag bad comments, limit links, and...

  4. Google Search Warns Users of Bad Websites 12-14 Million Times Daily

    As companies have designed browsers and plugins to be more secure over time, malware purveyors have also employed social engineering, where the malware author tries to deceive the user into installing malicious software without the need for any...

  5. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Mozart goes on to explain how CNET distributed piracy software widgets for years and even branded them for companies like Disney. The claim might also potentially be a malicious claim as well. SOPA is proving to be more resilient than many had...

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

    In addition to becoming the default search engine on Russian Windows Phones after inking a deal with Microsoft, Yandex also acquired mobile software development company SPB Software to further beef up its mobile offerings.

  7. 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.

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

    We're delighted to have the zynamics team aboard and hope their tools and skills in fighting malware will help us better protect Google's users.The zynamics team will continue to develop innovative ways of applying their software analysis tools to...

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

    As most of us are all well too aware, having reputable security software in place on our PCs is a necessary element in the battle to stay secure online. Spam with Malicious Attachments Malicious code can be hacked into vulnerable, legitimate...

  10. Google's New Approach to China: A Closer Look at the Attack Heard 'Round the Web

    One of the vectors was through a flaw in the product of the world's largest software company, and at stake is the most sizable Internet market across the globe. Google initially advised computer users to make sure to have updated anti-virus and...

  11. SearchDay | Do You Track Searcharoundings?

    The user is berated with warnings from "MS Antispyware 2009" that they need to buy software to protect their computers. Target of Malicious SEO Campaign Posted by Nathania Johnson Apr 16, 2009 Panda Labs has discovered over 1 million links with...

  12. SearchDay: Conducting a Redirect Audit on Your Web Site

    Yahoo Releases Safe Search Product into BetaPosted by Nathania JohnsonYahoo has teamed up with McAfee to develop SearchScan, a new safe search service that alerts users to "risky" sites with security concerns including spyware, adware and other...

  13. Yahoo Releases Safe Search Product into Beta

    Provides always-on alerts to users for "risky" sites with security concerns including spyware, adware and other malicious software Yahoo has teamed up with McAfee to develop SearchScan, a new safe search service.