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Got hacked. Site turned into link farm. Lost all rankings.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by 6000RWHP, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. 6000RWHP

    6000RWHP Regular Member

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    Some bot created about 600 pages on my site. Each page had about 100 outbound links. It somehow got all 600 pages indexed.

    Obviously, my rankings disappeared.

    I deleted all 600 pages and am back to my 10 page site.

    But...when I do a site:url.com, Google sees all 600 spam pages still.

    How do I force a re-crawl of my site so Google acknowledges that the 600 pages are gone?

    I deleted the spam pages 4 days ago and thought they would automatically crawl and recognize this by now.
     
  2. bombel5

    bombel5 Newbie

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    Try pinging them.
     
  3. ivictus

    ivictus Regular Member

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    Go into G webmaster tools and ask for reconsideration.
     
  4. clutch5

    clutch5 Registered Member

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    just wait, when google bot checks your site again, it will see that 600 pages are gone..
     
  5. EmpireQuality

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    Yea, it will eventually re-crawl your site sometime soon but if you don't want to wait I suggest pinging your site and blasting your sites link using facebook and twitter because those 2 sites get crawled very often.
     
  6. JenniFranks

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    Setup 301 redirects for the bad pages.
     
  7. RaveRandi

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    You have to go to webmaster tools, and under Site Access "Remove URL" make sure the page is deleted/404 returned so Google will drop the pages index. You have to do it manually. Meaning all 600 Pages. I bought an autoblog once with 1k urls and I didn't want them index. This was like 1-2 months ago, right now it only has 20 less pages indexed. Let time take its course and those pages will come off the index. If not, it's a pain staking manual process... Make sure your website is secure next time. Or start over with a new one.
     
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  8. rickstar

    rickstar Elite Member

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    More importantly, what was this bot? :) Gimme! Gimme!



    Seriously, that sucks though.
     
  9. tomjerryhacker

    tomjerryhacker Registered Member

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    This is the sadistic way of responding to a poor situation :rolleyes:
     
  10. G-S-T

    G-S-T Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    who is your webhost? i got an email from one of my hosts saying that their entire server was comprimised.
     
  11. 6000RWHP

    6000RWHP Regular Member

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    jaguarpc

    good host otherwise
     
  12. paincake

    paincake Power Member

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    What CMS were you using? How many sites did your site link to after it was hacked?
     
  13. cooldude7

    cooldude7 Regular Member

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    DONT EVER FILE FOR RECONSIDERATION.

    just delete those pages from GWT by filing webpage removal request from index.
     
  14. amir4sad

    amir4sad Newbie

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    maybe your website gone in zone-h cuz when somebody submit your hacked website there you will lose ranking :)
     
  15. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I bet OP appreciates a 2 year late reply :p
     
  16. Asif WILSON Khan

    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    How do they find all these old threads?
     
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  17. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I think they search for topics....then click on the first result thinking it's new....
     
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  18. 1+1=2

    1+1=2 Junior Member

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    almost 3 years :D
     
  19. lord1027

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    I appreciate this bump :) I learnt something new today :)