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how to stop spammers from hijacking your backlinks

I was reviewing my link profile and found out that I had links from shady websites I have never requested links from. they apparently link from a page but when you click on it, you get redirected to a porn site. my question is how can they achieve that? second how do you stop it or prevent it from happening. here are some of the examples: [more inside]
posted by souleye on Sep 15, 2013 - 7 answers

 

Facebook profile ripping?

A third-party website has created a "profile" for me on their own site, using my main Facebeook picture, which turns up on the first page of Google hits for my full name. It seems to be some kind of cheesy dating site and I really don't want it up there. I've never used the site, or interacted with it in any way (I don't use any FB apps at all, and am savvy enough not to click on spammy links). Do I have any recourse for getting this taken down?
posted by decoherence on May 27, 2011 - 14 answers

Help me figure out how my site got hacked - and what to do...

My website got hacked the other night; a piece of code was inserted that generated spam. I'm technical enough to have found the offending code, and I simply removed it, but I'm baffled as to how the code got inserted in the first placeā€¦. (more inside) [more inside]
posted by soulbarn on Nov 30, 2010 - 18 answers

Pharma Spam on a web site....

A friend of mine's site is plagued with pharma spam in Google's cache. [more inside]
posted by dobbs on Jul 1, 2008 - 21 answers

How can I get rid of a popup on my website?

How can I get rid of a popup on my website? [more inside]
posted by lorbus on Jan 24, 2006 - 13 answers

What is this odd website?

What is this?
posted by ar0n on Sep 22, 2004 - 14 answers

Is it a spambot or is it an ***hole?

Someone (or something) has been leaving comments on my site. Can someone help me determine whether it's a spambot? [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by timeistight on Apr 29, 2004 - 5 answers

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