Ever wondered how exactly blackhat SEO works? My brother has forwarded me a link to an excellent video shot by Sophos, which shows how they are taking advantage of the hottest/trending topics (on Google and Bing).
The eventual goal is to infect your computer with malware (and ultimately, get your money, one way or another).
Enjoy, and spread around for others to see this too:
- Spamdexing Surges
- Fake anti-virus software on the rise
- Cyber-crooks manipulate Internet searches to sell fake antivirus products
- Research paper in PDF: Poisoned Search Results: How Hackers have Automated Search Engine Poisoning Attacks to Distribute Malware