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  1. Most Wanted Celebs Expose Searchers to Malware

    In fact, searches centered on pictures and downloads of Collins yielded more than a "14.5 percent chance of landing on a website that has tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware...

  2. 10 Website Quality Indicators That Can Sink Your SEO Battleship

    Creating pages with malicious behavior, such as phishing or installing viruses, trojans, or other badware Your site is fantastic. You have great content. People think your site rocks – traffic is skyrocketing and you're attracting plenty of links.

  3. Facebook Claims Site Scraper Responsible for Leak of 1 Million User Emails

    Send more convincing phishing emails, using the Facebook user’s profile URL, first and last name, and login email, to obtain more information. Facebook has contacted Search Engine Watch to offer a new statement, as part of their ongoing investigation:

  4. Google’s Rating Guidelines Adds Page Quality to Human Reviews

    Other signs of low-quality pages: a lack of credibility or trustworthiness (e.g.no contact information), or are harmful to users (e.g.phishing or malicious download pages). The 161-page General Guidelines document, version 3.27 dated June 22, 2012...

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

    The data also reveals that phishing websites discovered monthly are becoming more prevelant, reaching a five-year high in 2012 of 300,000 websites. Google finds an average of 9,500 new malicious websites every day, some of which are innocent...

  6. Google Shares 7 Tips With Free Web Hosting Sites to Avoid Penalties

    Monitoring for phishing and malware-infected pages. Google is constantly on the lookout for spammy websites that don’t add “sufficient value” to its users. For free web hosting services that don’t want to see all of their sites removed from Google...

  7. Microsoft Updates Ad Policies on Relevance & Quality

    Other changes primarily focused on clarifying the language so it was obvious that phishing attempts, the collection of personal identification information, intentionally confusing users to get a sale or lead, and preventing users from leaving the...

  8. Guerrilla Marketing for a Job at Google: The Resume Your Resume Could Look Like

    Though more convincing than most phishing emails, the Gmail address did give it away. Matthew Epstein, creator of googlepleasehire.me, has succeeded in grabbing the attention of Google staffers and social media followers the world over in a...

  9. Gmail Phishing Attack: China Cries Slander

    The Chinese government claims Google is using an attempted targeted Gmail phishing scam as a "political tool for slandering other countries," according to a scathing front-page editorial in the People's Daily today, the official newspaper of the...