29 Nov '12, 5pm

Google Webmaster Tools Security [Status Update]

By way of background, while some initially thought the news SEO expert Dave Naylor broke might have been a hoax of some kind, in reality access to Webmaster was granted to some unauthorized persons. Basically, what Naylor found was that access to Google Webmaster Tools for some websites somehow reverted backward to allow “past” employees or contractors access to company sites they no longer work for. The implications were obvious, and speculation about the extent and potential harm spread pretty fast.

Full article: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/google-webmaster-tools...

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