Tech Support Scams: using Spotify to boost SEO

[Previous posted to the AVIEN blog.]

Lawrence Abrams for Bleeping Computer: Tech Support Scammers Invade Spotify Forums to Rank in Search Engines

Extract: “Over the past few months, Tech Support scammers have been using the Spotify forums to inject their phone numbers into the first page of the Google & Bing search results. They do this by submitting a constant stream of spam posts to the Spotify forums, whose pages tend to rank well in Google.”

David Harley

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes authored by David Harley. Read the original post at: https://chainmailcheck.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/tech-support-scams-using-spotify-to-boost-seo/