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Attackers use Google Search Console to hide website hacks

2015/09/14

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Sucuri discovered that cybercriminals have been using the Google Search Console to improve spam page search engine optimization (SEO) and to hide their presence on hijacked Web sites by receiving notification when hacks are detected, and by unverifying legitimate Web site owners.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/attackers-use-google-search-console-hide-website-hacks

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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