Cybercriminals and hackers are using various techniques to take down high-ranking websites. Hacking groups like the Syrian Electronic Army have proven that they are capable of infecting and defacing high-ranking websites like ‘Forbes‘. The technique which we are going to provide insight on is the ‘Malicious Google Bomb attack’.
The Google Bomb attack allows cybercriminals to decrease the SEO ranking of a high-ranking website. This attack will also work on low-ranking websites. The attack uses bad keywords to influence the SEO ranking of the high-ranking website.