MAKE/MODEL


YEAR


ARTICLES

-
This is a Flickr badge showing public photos and videos from . Make your own badge .
CT Broadcast
Akatuki2 on Kindle
Akatuki2 on Twitter

RSS RSS FEEDS

Subscribe to our web s:

 
 

Ford Statement on the Black Hat Search Engine Optimization (SEO) attack

Filed under:  Brand Related
 
Comment(s): 0
 
 

April 14, 2009.
Ford Motor Company was made aware of a black hat Search Engine Optimization (SEO) attack using the Ford Motor Company name as bait to distribute malware on the Internet. Ford is collaborating with Google and other search engine companies to mitigate the impact.

These attacks work by misleading search engines to falsely promote malicious pages to the top of the search results. Once the user visits one of the malicious sites, they are prompted to download and install a malicious "codec", which then installs software that mimics anti-virus software.

These fake antivirus programs are designed to make users believe that their computers have been infected by malware. Users are then offered the chance - through pop-ups and banner ads - to buy the fake antivirus to clean their computers. If the victim does not purchase the bogus antivirus, the malicious code will prevent the computer from operating properly in an attempt to coax users into buying the product.

(source: Ford)


ford 2

Ford logo.

VIDEOS

from on .

Targeted Blackhat SEO Attack against Ford Motor Co.

LINKS
  Official site.
 
 
ABOUT EDITORS CONTACT
-
Advertise on Akatuki2
-
-
-
DIVIDER_large
-
-

NOTICE

Much of the material on this website is copyrighted. Original articles appearing herein are subject to copyright. Please don't copy stuff from the site without asking; it may belong to someone! Any trademarks appearing on this site are the sole property of the registered owners. No endorsement by trademark owners is to be construed. The products, brand names, characters, related slogans and indicia are or may by claimed as trademarks of their respective owners. Every effort has been made whenever possible to credit the sources. The use of such material falls under the Fair Use provisions of intellectual property laws.

 
https://best-cooler.reviews/

https://agroxy.com

maxformer.com