About 20,000 webmasters were warned by Google due to the possibility of their sites being compromised and are redirecting visitors to malicious websites.
Head of the companies webspam team Matt Cutts Tweeted, “Is your site doing weird redirects? We just sent a ‘your site might be hacked’ msg to 20K sites.”
Editor of Kaspersky lab’s Threat Post blog said that, “Malicious and suspicious websites are often able to use search engine optimization to slip past Google’s filters and wind up on search results lists, and that the search engine giant flags only half of all the malicious links rendered by its search engine.”
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