Trust your search engine results? Read how image searches within Bing are being poisoned by attackers in order to drive web traffic to malicious sites.
Blackhat SEO attacks account for over 30% of all detections seen by Sophos customers protecting their web traffic.
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The use of search engine optimisation (SEO) for redirecting users to scareware sites is well known, but we also see the same techniques being used to redirect people to exploit sites. Take a look into some recent SEO attacks, and see exactly where the protection layers Sophos provide actually fit.
Prince William and Kate Middleton announce their royal engagement - but who's that waiting in the wings? Hackers poison search engine results to spread their fake anti-virus attacks.
In the past week I've garnered a lot of press attention from my ongoing research into the Windows shortcut vulnerability. Apparently this has brought my name to the attention of the SEO poisoners who continually target Google. There were more Read more…
Regular readers will have seen numerous recent SophosLabs blogs describing how attackers are poisoning search engine results in order to hit victims with malware [2,4]. In recent months, these type of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) attacks have become a route Read more…