Google Releases “Help for Hacked Sites” to Combat Compromised Websites

In an attempt to reduce the number of hacked or compromised sites, Google has released an online tutorial series dubbed “Webmasters help for hacked sites”.

There are 8 different steps in the recovery process, each of which is targeted towards a different level of user. If you are unfamiliar with any of the steps outlined in the guide, then Google recommends contacting your hosting provider or support team to let them handle the issue.


Even the most tech savvy webmasters occasionally fall prey to vulnerabilities in popular scripts. This is particularly true of CMS platforms like WordPress or Joomla, with one of more memorable issues in recent history being the heavily exploited vulnerability within TimThumb.

If you’ve recently seen instances within Google’s SERPS of any of the following messages for your website:

  • This site may be compromised
  • This site may harm your computer
  • Reported attack page!
  • Phishing (web forgery) suspected
  • Notice of suspected hacking

Then your website may be compromised.


Head on over to http://www.google.com/webmasters/hacked/ to learn more about the removal process or start by watching the video below.

By |March 14th, 2013|General|0 Comments

a4uexpo Bavarian Beer and Sausage on stand 50 – Mmmm Beer and SEO

Keeping in the theme of SEO and affiliate related posts – I’ve got an interesting one for everyone today. While updating my usual feeds I stumbled upon a rather interestingly titled blog post regarding StateofSearch and A4U. In my younger days I was an active affiliate marketer in the adult and mainstream field and A4U was always something that appealed. I’ve recently had some time to start a few new projects and affiliate marketing and CPA are back at the forefront of my out of work activities.

In this post I’m going to take a slightly different approach to my fellow SEO’s and after you read my spiel about How to make the most of a4uexpo London as a Delegate I’m going to treat you to an entertaining video about sausages!

A4U – At A Glance

To make the most of A4U, make sure you plan your day. There will be a number of people and stalls you will want to visit and time will get away from you but make sure you budget your time well. (Also bring beer money) the get togethers after these conferences are where the real business takes place – just make sure you don’t drink too much and give away your company secrets 😛 There’s always one!

I’m not an affiliate marketer – is A4U for me?

Of course, if you do online marketing of any kind you should be attending conferences, it’s a great place to network and pick up new tricks and tips that you can apply to your own business. You may even find a few marketers willing to promote your business.

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By |October 5th, 2011|General|0 Comments