Google SEO algorithm tricked by malware to legitimise fake sites

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Gootloader malware platform is tricking search engines to compromise systems
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Gootloader malware platform is tricking search engines to compromise systems

It is actively delivering malicious payloads through highly-focused campaigns in the US, South Korea and Germany

A five-year old malware strain is tricking Google's famed Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) algorithm into believing that fake sites are legitimate, thereby enabling such sites to climb to the top of search...

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