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Domain Security Breach Help

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Gamboloyd, May 30, 2011.

  1. Gamboloyd

    Gamboloyd Registered Member

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    Good morning all.

    I have found today lots of bogus/fake pages on my domain being listed in webmaster tools and on a "G" search that are not mine. They are not listed on my c-panel and all the links appear dead but can anyone explain what this is and how I can prevent it in future please, as it draws a blank when I search for it?

    Thanks folks
     
  2. easydab

    easydab Junior Member

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    Possibly the domain has been used in the past and links have been build to pages on the domain.
    Even when those pages don't exist anymore the links still do.

    I suggest to do a redirect
     
  3. Gamboloyd

    Gamboloyd Registered Member

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    Thanks for the response easydab.

    Can't see it being used before as it is a 6 month old .biz site. I have contacted my host and they checked, as did I, for any virus' etc. Nothing reported on wayback machine and the cache date was 24th May 2011 and the IP server is in Chicago. Just wondering if I could have been hotlinked or something like that?
     
  4. wokaka

    wokaka Senior Member

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    move your domain to local registrar so you will feel way safer (unless the hacker is from the same country lol)

    or i'd recommend using name.com. Move your domain there. they have what it called namesafe token. It's a key security thing like google authenticator. They also record ip address log (even failed attempts).
     
  5. Gamboloyd

    Gamboloyd Registered Member

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    thanks wokaka, but I have been with mine for a couple of years and their support is top notch. I managed to isolate it with their help to a tool called "CrawlTrack". Once I deleted that file all the urls I found, rather than displaying the page for a split second before the 404 kicked in, gave another Not Found error in addition to the 404, so it looks like CrawlTrack got compromised.