Joined
Aug 7, 2013
Messages
751
Reaction score
404
I'm sure we have all noticed a large increase in hacking attempts over the past year. Google said they have seen a 180% increase in hacked websites. They are doing a Google Hangout on this subject to answer some questions.

Date and Time
Wed, Aug 26, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Live Q&A on hacking prevention and recovery

RSVP to this live Q&A session about keeping your site safe on the web. We'll be joined by a security expert who will answer your questions about preventing and recovering from hacked sites. You can post questions ahead of time in the Q&A panel or in the comments below.
 
Joined
Aug 7, 2013
Messages
751
Reaction score
404
Here is the post on the Google Official Webmaster Blog


#NoHacked: How to avoid being the target of hackers

If you publish anything online, one of your top priorities should be security. Getting hacked can negatively affect your online reputation and result in loss of critical and private data. Over the past year Google has noticed a 180% increase in the number of sites getting hacked. While we are working hard to combat this hacked trend, there are steps you can take to protect your content on the web.
 

Linda Buquet

Moderator
Local Search Expert
Joined
Jun 28, 2012
Messages
13,313
Reaction score
4,241
Awesome. Thanks so much for sharing Justin. I know it's a growing problem!

Think there should be a "How to Nuke all the Hackers" Hangout.
They cause so much harm on so many levels!
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
Linda Buquet Just Reported: Verify your GMB Page via Google Hangout Google My Business & Google Maps 3
Dustybones DUPE - already posted - LocalU Hangout Live: Google Bulk Recycle Bin 0
D LocalU Hangout: Google My Business Locations Multi-Location Issues 4
DanLeibson LocalU Hangout: Google My Business Locations Multi-Location Issues 4
Linda Buquet Plagued by Google Local SCAM Calls? There's a Hangout for That! Google My Business & Google Maps 1
Linda Buquet Local Meets Mobile: Official Google Hangout Today Mobile & Social 0
Linda Buquet ▶ VIDEO: Google Local Hangout: Problems, Tips & Tricks with the Google TCs Google My Business & Google Maps 4
Linda Buquet Google Testing Local Click to Chat via Hangouts Google My Business & Google Maps 2
Linda Buquet Google My Business Hangout: "Detangling Da' Google" Starring Mike Blumenthal Google My Business & Google Maps 2
Optimize Prime New Google Maps Hangout Scheduled Google My Business & Google Maps 13
Linda Buquet Local SEO Rock Stars Google+ Hangout Local Search 4
Linda Buquet Leverage Google+ for Business Hangout with Chris Brogan - Video Local Search 3
Linda Buquet Rich Snippets QA Google Hangout Friday Local Search 1
Linda Buquet Live Piglet Births via Google+ Hangout Break Room: Chat and Off Topic 0
Jac Google My business Photos - Uploaded but not reflecting on contribution page Google My Business & Google Maps 1
AndySimpson Google My Business Opening Date - What Date Should You Use? Google My Business & Google Maps 2
Lanerizz Google Analytics 4 Organic SEO 1
M Google Local Services Ads - Lack of Leads Paid Search and Local Service Ads 14
rustybrick Google Local ranking update? Google Algorithm Discussions 11
harmony How Does Google Choose Service Options in a Review? Local Reviews 6
abbiebeltran Google Reviews Now Have 'Service-Testimonial-Tags' at the Top Local Reviews 1
Tim Colling I'm getting calls from "Google Maps" at 650-206-5555, asking about clients' hours - are they legit? Google My Business & Google Maps 14
JoshuaMackens Google Posts & Ranking Local Search 10
A Listing suspended due to account manager spamming? Google advise to create new GMB Local Search 13
djbaxter Webinar Get together with Google Search at Search Central Live - February 23, 2021 Events 0
djbaxter Google Maps Removed 55M Reviews & 3M Fake Business Profiles Spam on Google 2
Professor M Google slapped in France over misleading hotel star ratings Google News: Important Changes & Features 0
D Google Spam Fighting Question Google My Business & Google Maps 6
C Fake google reviews on google my business Contact Us Messages 2
U Google showing location of Service Area Business Service Area Businesses 2
Lluc Google launches Years in Business in Search Google My Business & Google Maps 3
PaulSteinbrueck Average Google rating no longer in Google Knowledge Panel? Local Reviews 8
Professor M Is Google thinking of adding payment capabilities to GMB listings/website? Google My Business & Google Maps 2
NickB-Tampa How can I unsync Google My Business from my Bing Places listings? Google My Business & Google Maps 4
D Google "Find Results on" Error Local Search 3
F Turkish post: Google My Business local seo Recycle Bin 0
D Google Maps, Years in Business Google My Business & Google Maps 4
H Google COVID 19 posts getting suspended Google My Business & Google Maps 2
F Google My Business local seo Google Local 101 3
Vickyboli Google maps pin misplaced Google My Business & Google Maps 6
M Google rule for collecting reviews from a dedicated tablet inside a store ? Local Reviews 8
djbaxter Google on Interstitial Ads: Do what we say, not what we do Organic SEO 0
djbaxter Google Posts No Longer Expire After Seven Days Google My Business & Google Maps 5
B Discrepancy in Google SERP Info Local Reviews 2
M Can I Use Google Voice for Google My Business Phone Number? Google My Business & Google Maps 2
L Google Maps 'Details' section - Can you add to this or edit? NAP, Categories, Dashboard Data 3
A Google My Business Provider Program API Access İssues Recycle Bin 0
djbaxter Schema.org vs. Google's Structured Data Rich Results Organic SEO 0
M Google changes client's 5 year old, verified GMB to a duplicate listing Google Duplicates & Merges 7
R Facebook reviews dropped to 0; Google filtering reviews temporarily? Local Reviews 2

Similar threads

Login / Register

Already a member?   LOG IN
Not a member yet?   REGISTER

Most UpVoted Answers

LocalU Podcasts

  Promoted Posts

New advertising option: A review of your product or service posted by a Sterling Sky employee. This will also be shared on the Sterling Sky & LSF Twitter accounts, our Facebook group, LinkedIn, and both newsletters. More...
Google Product Exert


Top Bottom