17 Jun '13, 12pm

Black Hats Mock Google's Matt Cutts With Payday Loan Hack

Black Hats Mock Google's Matt Cutts With Payday Loan Hack

As you probably remember, Google launched a new spam algorithm to target spammy queries such as payday loans. It had a serious impact on spammers from what I see, which I will cover right after this story. But before I cover the impact, I wanted to share what some SEO or blackhatter did to try to mock Google's Matt Cutts. Search for [payday loans ] in Google UK and you will see on the first page of the results a blog named paydayloansfrommrcutts.blog.co.uk. Here is a screen shot: The snippet reads, "Get payday loans here today from Mr Cutts! Up to £1000, 100% secure!" Clicking on the result may be a bad thing to do, it is some weird redirect. So stay away from it to be safe. The folks at BlackHatWorld are having a field day with this result. Obviously, since it is out there, I am sure it will be pulled down soon. But not before this black hatter made his point. Forum discu...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-payday-loan-cutts-1694...

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