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Lockheed, PBS Join Roster of Hacking Victims. Updated May 31, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Lockheed, PBS Join Roster of Hacking Victims

ET Hacking incidents at defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT +1.30% Lockheed Martin Corp. U.S.: NYSE $159.44 +2.05 +1.30% April 16, 2014 4:01 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 1.16M AFTER HOURS $159.44 0.00 0.00% April 16, 2014 4:29 pm Volume (Delayed 15m): 7,648 P/E Ratio 17.14 Market Cap $50.25 Billion Dividend Yield 3.34% Rev. per Employee $394,417 04/16/14 F-35 Fighter to Make Overseas ... 04/15/14 Taiwan Cuts Back Order for U.S... 04/03/14 SpaceX to Compete With Boeing-... More quote details and news » LMT in. When Will Websites Stop Ripping Each Other Off? @SkipErnst: I think there exists something like this already, in the form of digital watermarks.

When Will Websites Stop Ripping Each Other Off?

Either you display the watermark proudly, or you hide it sneakily. In the latter case, the idea is the proof of ownership (something as simple as the author's name) is hidden in the work so that copiers can't easily remove it. There's no timestamp, but because it's hidden, all you have to do is show you know how to decode it to prove that you were the original author. It has problems though. Cooper Tire Hijacked 2300 Listings at Yahoo Local, Yellow Pages - Search Engine Watch (SEW) Over 2,300 Yahoo Local listings have been hijacked by Cooper Tires for at least the past month and no one seems to be able to address the issue. The problem is also occurring at Yellow Pages but not to the extent of Yahoo Local. I discovered the problem while giving some local marketing help to Victory Chevrolet in Mt Holly, NC.

When checking out their presence in local listings, I came across the listings below in Yahoo Local. SEO: Building Links To Fast? Look What Can Happen To Your Traffic. Facebook To Share Users' Home Addresses, Phone Numbers With External Sites. See update below Facebook will be moving forward with a controversial plan to give third-party developers and external websites the ability to access users' home addresses and cellphone numbers in the face of criticism from privacy experts, users, and even congressmen.

Facebook To Share Users' Home Addresses, Phone Numbers With External Sites

Facebook quietly announced the new policy in a note posted to its Developer Blog in January. Report: Not Optimizing For Bing-Yahoo Means Loss Of Traffic. From an SEM-SEO resource-allocation perspective focusing on Google historically made lots of sense for small and even medium-sized firms.

Report: Not Optimizing For Bing-Yahoo Means Loss Of Traffic

Some firms didn’t have the bandwidth to address Yahoo, let alone Bing. But after the merger the two now control about 28 percent of all search traffic according recent search market share data from comScore. So now that there are two, it makes sense to devote resources to the Yahoo-Bing combination. Search ad network Chitika says that many of the publishers on its network — almost 50 percent — are receiving less traffic than they could if they were to pay more attention to BinHoo:

Being bad to your customers is bad for business. A recent article by the New York Times related a disturbing story.

Being bad to your customers is bad for business

By treating your customers badly, one merchant told the paper, you can generate complaints and negative reviews that translate to more links to your site; which, in turn, make it more prominent in search engines. The main premise of the article was that being bad on the web can be good for business. SEO Takeaways From J.C. Penney Google Paid Link Penalty. Hot At Sphinn: Google’s Response To DecorMyEyes, LinkedIn Case Studies & More. It may come as no surprise that the news surrounding DecorMyEyes.com and Google’s response to the publicity it got dominated the activity on our sister site, Sphinn, last week.

Hot At Sphinn: Google’s Response To DecorMyEyes, LinkedIn Case Studies & More

Beginning with the New York Times article, the story spread rapidly across the Internet; several stories reached Sphinn’s home page, and it was also the topic of our “Discussion of the Week.” After Google Warning, Forbes Comes Oh So Close To Cleaning Up Its Paid Links. SEO Poisoning Campaign Targets Bin Laden Searches On Google Images. The death of terrorist Osama Bin Laden has sparked a series of phishing and malware attacks mounted by hackers looking to exploit the wide coverage the event is getting.

SEO Poisoning Campaign Targets Bin Laden Searches On Google Images

According to antivirus software maker Kaspersky, four hours after the Obama announced the death of the world’s most wanted man, hackers had launched SEO poisoning and adware attacks on Google in order to exploit the popularity of the news. “As always, when big news appear in the press the bad guys start black hat SEO campaigns in popular search engines trying to lure users to install Rogueware,” Fabio Assolini, Kaspersky Lab Expert, said in a blog post. Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data. Photo by Dan Nguyen/ProPublica Our Dollars for Docs news application lets readers search pharmaceutical company payments to doctors.

Scraping for Journalism: A Guide for Collecting Data

Internet Marketing Strategy: Conversation Marketing. I’m warning everyone: I’m blogging angry.

Internet Marketing Strategy: Conversation Marketing

I waited 24 hours.