Robert Scoble continues to have hacker problems

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

A couple of weeks ago I reported how prominent blogger Robert Scoble, who runs the Scobleizer website, fell foul of cybercriminals who broke into his blog and posted links to pornographic websites.

It seems that Microsoft’s former technical evangelist has good reason to continue to feel hacked off, as he’s just announced on his Twitter feed:

Sigh. The hackers got into my blog, left some invisible text in places I didn’t catch, and now have gotten me kicked out of Google. Grrr.

It’s not clear if this latest security breach is related to the problem he suffered earlier this month, but it seems likely that he didn’t do a good enough job earlier this month cleaning up his blog, and has been booted off Google’s index as a result. We know from back…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.