Tag Archives: Website Blacklist

New Non-HTTPS Websites Blacklisted for Phishy Password Practices

We submit hundreds of blacklist review requests every day after cleaning our clients’ websites. Google’s Deceptive Content warning applies when Google detects dangerous code that attempts to trick users into revealing sensitive information. For the past couple of months we have noticed that the number of websites blacklisted with Deceptive Content warnings has increased for More Info »

How Scammers Abuse Baidu Search Results

If you use Skype, recently you may have received Baidu link spam from some of your contacts. The links look like this: www.baidu[.]com/link?url=_QIcrpeV-oOPb6HGTgigvW00e0fiBQyFjSui12FrARO#emubahyt= When you click these links you end up on fake news sites with articles about a new miracle medicine that may help you lose weight or double your IQ. Here are the typical headlines More Info »

Unwanted Software and Harmful Programs

We frequently clean blacklisted websites and submit reconsideration requests to have them de-listed. We have encountered many kinds of blacklist warnings including search engines, anti-virus programs, firewalls and and e-mail spam. Recently I came across an interesting case where Google was flagging a website due to unwanted software. Via our response platform we were able to get toRead More Info »

How Social Media Blacklisting Happens

In today’s world, we are all browsing websites online and sharing content on a multitude of social media platforms every day. Worldwide social media users exceeded 2 billion back in August 2014, with an adoption rate unlike anything we have seen in history. Social media continues to grow around the world, with active user accountsRead More Info »

Google Blacklists Bit.ly

If you ever shortened a URL using bit.ly or if you use it anywhere, be aware that Google recently blacklisted all bit.ly pages through its Safe Browsing program. It means that anyone using Chrome, Firefox or Safari will get a nasty The site ahead contains malware warning when visiting a bit.ly link: Why would Google More Info »