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Security, others using my source page for porn (5 posts)

  1. kicker
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    For some years now I have not been able to find anyone who understands what exactly is going on.

    THEY are grabbing my source code from a browser, adding lots of large graphics and links (quite a bit of it porn), including my counter code and adsense code. They then hack into unattended websites and put the mess up.

    I am only aware of this because I can see them in my counter (entries).

    This also means I must use the adsense filter of listing only sites I want to allow my code on or be threatened by Adsense.

    Trying to contact each one through WHO IS tedious and does not work as the sites THEY use are old and usually forgotten. And I get little response from servers. And they change constantly anyway.

    Anyone know what this form of hacking this is called? OR what they get out of it? Or what can be done? Or if it adversely affects GOOGLE SEARCH?

    Thanx
    Kicker

  2. Tara
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

  3. t-p;s advice won't help. If your source code is being nabbed, you're not hacked. You're just being scraped. God knows why spammers do anything. BUT yes, there are some bad things that can happen to you!

    First tackle Adsense. Google Adsense has a way you can say 'Only allow my ads to be used on this domain.' Do that. Lock it down to your domain. That will stop them from being able to use your ads, and thus you won't get dinged for having porn.

    Secondly, if your counter can be locked similar, do that too.

  4. kicker
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Ah, so the word I am looking for is "scraped". Thats a start!
    I have already done what you suggested regarding ONLY ALLOW THESE DOMAINS... After a couple years its a long list!

    What do THEY get out of it is what stumps me.

    But thanx!

    Kicker

  5. I have already done what you suggested regarding ONLY ALLOW THESE DOMAINS... After a couple years its a long list!

    You have that many domains? I locked it down to JUST my domains.

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