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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by DamageX, Oct 31, 2012.

  1. DamageX

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    Down from 25K/day to 10% of that. The lesson is, boys and girls, secure your sites. Otherwise there are plenty of blackhats whose hats are way blacker than yours.
     
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    is it your website, if not would you please post the link .
     
  3. kimomalcolmx

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    Blackhat seo has nothing to dew with hacking other peoples sites.
     
  4. bk071

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    25k/day? Holy crap that is TONS of money.

    Didn't you back it up?
     
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    I think they meant 25/k a day in hits, not cash. Either way, its a big loss. Care to elaborate on what happened?
     
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    recovering is easy these days, most hosting providers do the recovery faster. Better to take extra care next time
     
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    Learn the key differences between white hat, grey hat and black hat.

    Blackhat SEO is one thing, Blackhat Hacking is another.

    Sorry to hear your site got hacked, have you worked out how it was hacked?
     
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    Yup, happened to me too. A hacker got through one of my sites and infected all my sites on the server, all wordpress sites. I paid someone to clean and fix everything but it was too late, Google punished all my sites in search and I lost too much traffic. Took me awhile to recover emotionally, believe me.
     
  9. DamageX

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    Recovering by switching hosts. :D
     
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    wordpress site?
     
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    How does one secure his site / prevent this from happening?

    sorry for your loss
     
  12. Akihabara

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    BlackHat is not about SEO... BlackHat SEO is doing SEO the BlackHat way.

    A BlackHat is juste someone doing some illegal stuff on internet/computer

    there is a lot of ways to hack a website.
    The easyest might be SQL injection (as you say),but it can also be url include, unecurized upload, ftp hacking, ddos, xss, csrf....

    But if you fix the problem fast, there isn't any reasy to have a loss in ranking or trafic
     
  13. webm4ster

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    I've had the same situation, but when I deleted the harmful code from my site, everything went good just a next day.
     
  14. DamageX

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    I know, not fretting it. Just thought I'd share and let people know. Many host with the cheapest hosts out there, who hardly give a fuck if their own site gets hacked, much less their clients'. So this might be a good reminder for people to do their due dilligence before buying a hosting package, paid in advance for 3 years. :D
     
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    thats really bad :(

    hope u wil recover it
     
  16. collywobbles99

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    I think the cheap hosting with so many shared sites is the culprit. Even if you are vigilant it could easily be someone elses **** up that lets people access other sites.
     
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    sell it to me for $1
     
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    I think its 25k visits per day

    If its 25k$ /day then its good amount , hope OP you can recover it
     
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    What host was it if you don't mind me asking?
     
  20. Joker7

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    Ouch sorry to hear that, what methods were you using to protect your site from hacks before the hack? if any