SEO Spam – Website Hack Trend Report 2018 by the GoDaddy Security / Sucuri
With increasing digital marketing & mobile shopping, SEO spam has become one of the fastest growing spam atatcks.
Over half of the sites hacked in 2018 were done for SEO reasons. Up 7.3% from the previous year, this is one of the fastest growing families over the previous years.
Websites impacted by SEO attacks often become infected with spam content or redirect visitors to spam-specific pages.
Pharmaceutical ad placements but may also include injected content for other popular industries like fashion or entertainment (i.e. pornographic material, essay writing, fashion brands, loans, and online gambling).