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How Did They Get These Links?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by xha44a, Mar 31, 2014.

  1. xha44a

    xha44a Power Member

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    Hi,

    I was looking at a domain that I found and am thinking of bidding on. It's got decent PA/DA and CF/TF. Checking the backlinks and it looks like some shady seo stuff got done here. They have .EDU links from some high ranking EDU stuff. However, the edu links AREN'T visible on the page. They are hidden and can only be seen by View Source. Question is, how do they get these kind of links? This is on highly legit .edu pages - not some comment spam.

    XH
     
  2. MeBeardless

    MeBeardless Registered Member

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    They could be on the inside? Meaning that they or someone they know is an administrator in the .edu's office.

    Either that, or the pages from the .edu were built using student blogs. It's actually a really good strategy for building Web 2.0s~~
     
  3. xha44a

    xha44a Power Member

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    Hi,

    I've actually done a lot of research and I believe most of the links were hacked. There are too many .edu domains that are posting this for it to be the same person on the inside of every university. It has to be hacked. That's not really a level playing field. I don't like that.
     
  4. xha44a

    xha44a Power Member

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    Yes the links are hacked. I found this on a major US gov't website. How the heck did they do it?!?
     
  5. SmoothBlackHat

    SmoothBlackHat Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    They should run a BST :p
     
  6. mackay22

    mackay22 Regular Member

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    There is UG forums darker than this, and mostly in foreign languages.

    There they have BST of different nature, for example "buy XYZ card details" or "buy XYZ piece of malicious undetected code", OR, what your looking for, "pay for access to XYZ number of compromised websites"

    As with most things, there are specialist providers for individual elements of a process, and there are people that will provide you access to hacked websites for a fee the same way as people will sell you SAPE links for a fee.

    So the playing field is pretty level in that regard ;)
     
  7. xha44a

    xha44a Power Member

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    I'm just genuinely surprised at the KIND of websites. I mean I would expect somelamerandomdomain.com but I mean these guys have links on big gov't websites. Think (example - not real) ca.gov and you're getting the idea of the kind of websites. I'm gonna see if any of those domains are up for grabs. maybe they forgot to renew one and I can get a billion hacked links for $9.99