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9 times out of ten what looks like a Negative SEO attack is really just shoddy work from other SEO firms. Moz gives a great breakdown on how to spot a real attack.

Negative SEO: Should You Be Worried? If Attacked, What Should You Do?

There has been a lot of talk lately about negative SEO. Does it really happen? If so, should you be worried? How do you know whether someone is attempting to attack you with negative SEO? And what should you do to protect yourself? The purpose of this article is to shed some light on the subject, and hopefully to reduce some of the fear exists in this area.
 
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