The Case of the Search Engine Poisoning

May 2, 2014

Imperva released a report on search engine poisoning. Search Engine Poisoning attacks manipulate, or “poison”, search engines to display search results that contain references to malware-delivering websites. There are a multitude of methods to perform SEP: taking control of popular websites; using the search engines’ “sponsored” links to reference malicious sites; and injecting HTML code. […]