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My site got flagged as a phishing site, how can I prevent this?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Pornguy, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Pornguy

    Pornguy Regular Member

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    So, we had a affiliate last week that was getting very mad at us saying that we do not pay enough and stuff like that. We basically said we wish you the best of luck with any other site you like. Then this guy comes back and starts accusing us of stealing $300 from his bank account. "We never even got his payment information yet..." Anyways, a few days later we are trying to login to our site and we see a malware/ phishing warning come up and we cannot even go to the site. We quickly find a site that helps check and remove malware and submits for removal from the blacklist. They scan our site and find a few questionable files and remove them. Yesterday we were not on any blacklists and today we got an alert saying that we have been added to one of the same blacklists we just got removed from.

    I must think that this ex affiliate has something to do with it as he was saying "i'm going to ruin your reputation and sue you"

    My question is what can I do now? How can I prevent this from happening again?
     
  2. sashablack

    sashablack Elite Member

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    who is your host?
     
  3. SEO Power

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    Which affiliate network are you using? If you aren't using one, I'd suggest migrating your affiliate program to an affiliate network. They can deal with issues like this better than you probably can.
     
  4. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    If you distribute software that fucks with the user's browser, especially the home page settings, Google is cracking down.

    Read this and ask yourself if you do any of it https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/3258249?hl=en
     
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    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    He said malware/phishing in his description. His name is "pornguy." Bets on I'm right and he's hosting malware?
     
  7. Pornguy

    Pornguy Regular Member

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    I use ayksolutions. I have a fully dedicated server. I do not distribute any software or anything like that. Yes, my site is an adult related affiliate program. I have been in business for 4 years and never had a single problem like this. We never got blacklisted from google. Only phishtank.com bitdefender.com and now mywot.com But we have already got the first 2 removed.

    Has anyone else had a person do this to their site?
     
  8. partymarty4870

    partymarty4870 Elite Member

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    maybe not yet - but I predict a wave of it after this thread
     
  9. Pornguy

    Pornguy Regular Member

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    Yeah, i agree. I'm thinking about doing it to my competition. lol jk. I didn't realize how easy it is to get a site on a blacklist, then other blacklists reference the other sites, so you have to get it taken off of multiple sites blacklists. Its a real pain in the but, and you can even make it so users cannot even see the site if you get on the right malware blacklists.