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Google removes over 11 million ‘.co.cc’ websites from search results

19 SEPTEMBER 2011

It was recently reported that Google had removed over 11 million websites with addresses ending in ‘.co.cc’ from its search results, as it considered their content to be primarily spam or phishing-related. ‘Phishing’ is the term coined to describe how fraudsters may attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity.

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