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Just got scammed...Pwned

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by thedon23, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    Just wanted to share a pretty sneaky tactic that was used to scam me over at DP. Not sure if anyone has had this happen to them before..but here we go. Hopefully I'll save some of you from having this happen to you. :p

    Bought a batch of 20 articles. He sends over the articles, everything is great. They all passed copyscape.

    Then, I noticed after copying and pasting the articles into Notepad, they appear with question marks (?), like 100 of them, throughout the article, in the middle of words and such. So like this:

    "Hey g?y?, c?o? artic?e."

    So something is fishy here. I notice the articles are in Unicode. So when I was copying and pasting them into Copyscape, Copyscape was saying these were unique due to all the question marks in them. F***ing sneaky f**ker! Turns out the articles were copied WORD for WORD from Ezine.

    Keep an eye out for this. I think we're going to start seeing this more often.
     
  2. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Correct.

    In the interest of others, I'm not going to say what exactly is going on there, but this tactic has been around for years but only recently reached the masses.

    Don't worry though - it's now a question of months (if not weeks) until Copyscape (and Google) sniff out what's going on and patch their code accordingly.

    P.S. Certain BHW members are to be blamed for this ;) (some guys just can't keep good stuff for themselves as making a measly few hundred bucks is worth of cash is more attractive to them)
     
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  3. EJIKK

    EJIKK Newbie

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    Thanks for sharing.
    stupid way to make unique articles///
     
  4. ericbenson81

    ericbenson81 Junior Member

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    i guess that seller in DP bought seo02's article creation software. LOL
     
  5. seopencil

    seopencil Supreme Member

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    ah new method to make article unique
     
  6. SahL

    SahL Elite Member

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    haha, thats funny, at the same time pretty disappointing.

    Care to share the username ?
     
  7. tacopalypse

    tacopalypse Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    yup, looks like it

    Code:
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/buy-sell-services/336085-get-unlimited-rewritten-content-instant-100-unique-only-37-month-7.html#post3088782
    pretty f'kin hilarious though xD
     
  8. hurn

    hurn Power Member

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    That is stupid. How they use others hard earn money..
     
  9. blue89red

    blue89red Regular Member

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    I just had sex ;))
    Sorry you got scammed
     
  10. mudbutt

    mudbutt Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    The real problem here is what the hell are you doing over at DP when youve already arrived at BHW? This world is so strange.
     
  11. thedon23

    thedon23 Elite Member

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    Hahaha, I agree. I feel like an idiot at the same time. I should have realized his offer was too good to be true.

    You're welcome.

    Lmao.

    Hahaha, yeah here it is: emotherapy


    I agree. I'm just trying to get started with my new business, and every dollar counts. People like that won't make it far.

    Hahahaha, no worries man.

    I knew this was coming LOL. I logged in for the first time in a LONG time, and saw this amazing deal for articles. Thought I'd give it a shot. Not going back there anymore man.
     
  12. kappa84

    kappa84 Power Member

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    Were you a virgin that you had to announce this?:confused:
     
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  13. zerocoolflo

    zerocoolflo Regular Member

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    LMAO

    On Topic : I didn't knew about this tactic

    Thanks for sharing, it's funny how some people do anything to make money...even scam
     
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  14. blue89red

    blue89red Regular Member

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    don't be gay more than you look
     
  15. spasovski

    spasovski Regular Member

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    Retarded people are not allowed on BHW bro -.-
     
  16. skagenweb

    skagenweb BANNED BANNED

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    sounds like a good way to make some quick cash
     
  17. SEO20

    SEO20 Elite Member

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    He must have been using an older version of the software ;-)
    - Now supports spinning of ALL words not just stopwords
    - Supports HTML-encoding so spinned content will work on ALL software and websites that can grasp HTML!

    Enjoy