IT Security Company Uncovers Google Link Spamming Technique Through Cloaking PDF Documents

by Barry Schwartz
Sophos, an IT security company, uncovered a case of Google search spam by means of cloaking PDF documents that contained links within the body copy of those PDF documents. The technique may not be necessarily new but the company found cases where the content ranked for keywords in Google that didn’t lead to the actual PDFs but rather through cloaking techniques, redirected in ...Read the full article