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Google: Hacked sites increased 32% in 2016

Google is encouraging webmasters and site owners to verify their sites in Google Search Console to help both prevent and fix website hacks. The post Google: Hacked sites increased 32% in 2016 appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Search Console improves Security Issues reports

The revised security reports in the Google Search Console promise to provide more specific explanations and insights into the issues. The post Google Search Console improves Security Issues reports appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google reports more than 40K government requests for user data during 2nd half of 2015

Google says it is proud its transparency reports have helped "shed light on government surveillance laws and practices" around the world. The post Google reports more than 40K government requests for user data during 2nd half of 2015 appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google sent 4 million messages about search spam last year, saw 33% increase in clean-up requests

It is now even more important to verify your website in the Google Search Console, as you can see in Google's latest webspam report. The post Google sent 4 million messages about search spam last year, saw 33% increase in clean-up requests appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google now blocks searchers from sites with deceptive download buttons

Google is now serving a big red warning to searchers before they go to websites with deceptive download buttons. The post Google now blocks searchers from sites with deceptive download buttons appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Analysis Shows Over 80% Of HTTPS URLs Not Displaying In Google’s Search Results

Despite many sites already supporting HTTPS, 80% of those URLs do not show in the Google search results because the webmaster is communicating to Google to display the HTTP version. The post Google Analysis Shows Over 80% Of HTTPS URLs Not Displaying In Google’s Search Results appeared first...

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Google Says They May Flag Broken Security Certificates In The Search Results

Google may flag sites that have broken security certificates in the search results. They may also boost the ranking benefit on login pages, to prevent phishing attempts. The post Google Says They May Flag Broken Security Certificates In The Search Results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Now Warns You Before You Visit Sites That Contain Harmful Downloads

Google releases a new security measure to warn users before they visit sites that contain nefarious downloads. The post Google Now Warns You Before You Visit Sites That Contain Harmful Downloads appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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SEO & SSL: A Conversation With Jon Henshaw Of Raven Tools

Google says it will boost rankings for HTTPS sites, but, in an interview by contributor Clark Buckner, Henshaw recommends SEOs hold off. The post SEO & SSL: A Conversation With Jon Henshaw Of Raven Tools appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google SafeSearch For Schools Now Supports HTTPS

Google’s Brian Fitzpatrick, Engineering Director, announced on the Google Security Blog that the Google SafeSearch feature that network administrators can force over their networks now supports HTTPS. That means if the network administrators upgrade to the new protocol, all searches over...

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