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Hidden links - Is this sh*t still working?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mikpel, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. mikpel

    mikpel Regular Member

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    Hello all!

    I've found quite a lot of sites with hidden links recently when I've been hunting new domains for my PBN. Some of the sites are obviously hacked, others just have a sneaky webmaster.

    For example, take a look of this site:
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    http://crustacea.net
    Seems like a normal, quite simple site with PR5. If you take a look of the source code you will see a bunch of payday links near the end of the code. I wonder if this kind of stuff still works or not? Some of the sites use even more simple technique and just position the div like -900px or something.
     
  2. diesel1

    diesel1 Senior Member

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    Did your antivirus program spotted the virus on that site?


    JS:Trojan.HideLink.A
     
  3. itsjinx

    itsjinx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    No this method doesn't work anymore. Also take a look at the hidden links themselves. Some of the sites don't even exist anymore and some are now used as a PBN. This means that the hidden links on this site have been there for a very long time. it also means that the webmaster has no idea about them as it is a hacked site.
     
  4. mikpel

    mikpel Regular Member

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    Didn't get that. Your antivirus is giving false positive for the javascript they use to hide the SEO links on that site.


    Okay here is another example:
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    http://www.herzan.com/
    That site is updated just recently. PR4, everything looks legit. If you take a look of the source code you can find something like this:
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    <div id="tFMX7bBmu5" style="position: absolute; top: -12788px; left: -4627px; width: 325px;">
    *insert spam here*
    </div>
    The spam link leads to a eCommerce pharma site that is still up and running. Is this really something that G algorithm doesn't seem to notice? Even if the position is way off the grid.
     
  5. IceHD

    IceHD Power Member

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    It still works, some SAPE sites will have these type of links. The linked websites will get a penalty but before that comes, you will bank.
     
  6. naskootbg

    naskootbg Power Member

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    This links works for negative SEO. Also these 2 sites will get deindexed one day because hidden content.