As of late it seems like we’re talking about a lot of SPAM related cases, this post will be no different.
Before you start, let me preface this by saying that clearing a Blackhat SEO Spam injection is probably the biggest PITA (Google It) infection there is. They constantly evolve, making them difficult to detect and they employ both new and old techniques that, even after years, still prove to be annoying. This post will demonstrate one such case.
Some of you reading this post have undoubtedly found yourself staring at this screen on SiteCheck and have probably found yourself cursing us or screaming False Positive:
So let’s take this as an opportunity to better understand what might be going on. More importantly why you’re not finding it.
Clearing the Issue
Does this sound familiar?
I swear, I have crawled our entire server!!! It’s just not there, your scanner is wrong!!! Please update it NOW!!! Why don’t you try doing something right for once!!!!!!!
Oh my!! Yes, an every day realization that we have come to live with.
And at first glance you might agree, but as in most cases all things are not always so clear superficially. So you can certainly empathize with this knee jerk reaction, fortunately we’re going to help provide some context and what to do.
In case you’re one that can’t deal with the suspense, it