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Google Search Campaign

Computerworld is reporting a "large scale, coordinated campaign to steer users toward malware-spewing Websites from Google search results is under way."  

  • They are quoting approximately 40,000 pages may be hosting malware. 
  • 27  different domains are involved.
  • Each with up to 1499 malicious pages.
  • Tactics Used per Sunbelt:
    • "comment spam" - bots hide in comment sections with links
    • "blog spam" -bogus blog posts
    • plug links into any web form requesting a link

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Thanks, Mari Nichols


Mari Nichols

76 Posts
Nov 28th 2007

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