Archive for March, 2007

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Mapping the Mal Web

McAfee SiteAdvisor recently published a study into malware production by tld. Its an interesting little artifact – it shows a pretty strong correlation between a tld that can be registered by anyone and the production of malware (for broad definitions of “malware”). .info comes in at a staggering 73% of user registrations result in some […]

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Sunday, March 11th, 2007

Blanks in Google searches

I just spotted an interesting Google search. Google searches full of spaces are interpreted as packed together. For instance running a search for laundrette c h a t s w o o d returns exactly the same result as laundrette chatswood but, pulling the spaces out entirely changes it entirely – laundrettechatswood returns no results […]

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Monday, March 5th, 2007

About PageRank

The common claim by the advanced SEO is that the average webmaster pays too much attention to PageRank. PageRank is the ‘score’ used by Google as one of its measures of the importance of a page, and plays a role in determining the ranking of a page in every SERP. However, its a tiny role […]

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