Torrent sites are infiltrating Google Search with some crafty SEO hacks

Cybercriminals are hacking Google Looker Studio to place their malicious websites high on the search engine’s results pages, promoting spam, pirated content, and torrents.

The campaign uses a technique known as SEO poisoning. This legitimate method uses website copy and fills it with links leading to these malicious sites. In the eyes of Google’s search engine algorithm, the links give the spam sites enough credibility for the tool to rank them high for specific keywords.

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