Google said in a post on Google+ that one of the main reason behind website hacking is none other than SEO. Google explained that ‘SEO’ spam is the primary reason for which a vulnerable website is targeted by a hacker.
Search Engine Optimization ‘SEO’ spam is one of the primary reasons that vulnerable websites are targeted by hackers. Some forms of SEO spam can redirect your users to malicious sites and cause you to lose customers.
An early warning sign of this can be from customers trying to access your site. Be sure to pay attention to user feedback, questions, or complaints. Also, sign up for Search Console. If Google detects any malicious redirects, we’ll send you a message in Search Console. #NoHacked