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has my site been highjacked
astounded




msg:222215
 7:47 pm on Jul 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

I checked to see if any of my urls for a new site are in AllTheWeb by using:

URL.all:www.mysite.com

What it brought up was very strange:

[go.evreka.passagen.se...]

The "rocky-mountains-ponderosa-pine" stuff is mine. But all of the address before that is a mystery. When I click on the link it goes to my site. The url on the browser looks fine after clicking on it - it's my URL.

Is this some internal working of AllTheWeb I don't know about? Is somebody somehow highjacking my site? Or, what the heck is going on?

 

EliteWeb




msg:222216
 9:43 pm on Jul 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it an exact cache of the site or does it forward to your page?

astounded




msg:222217
 10:28 pm on Jul 12, 2002 (gmt 0)
I'm unsure how to tell.

When I put in the search on AllTheWeb, it brings up the strange result. When I put the mouse pointer over the link, it shows:

http://go.evreka.passagen.se/g/http://www.mountainsmagnificent.com/rocky-mountains-ponderosa-pine/

Then when I click on the link my page comes up, and the browser shows it to be the correct address for my website:

http://www.mountainsmagnificent.com/rocky-mountains-ponderosa-pine

And oddly enough, one time the exact same search showed four outside sites that link to the page, but none of my pages were included.

EliteWeb




msg:222218
 10:35 pm on Jul 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

Looks like they Forward to that URL :) like how when you goto yahoo and you mouse over it says like goURL?http://www.xxx ;) I don't seen anything to worry about. So somewhere on that site they have a link to your site is what i see.

yobb




msg:222219
 8:26 pm on Jul 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

[go.evreka.passagen.se...]

:-)

mbauser2




msg:222220
 9:10 pm on Jul 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

Too much paranoia, and not enough research. There's no sinister motive here.

[evreka.passagen.se...] is a Swedish web directory. They're using go.evreka.passagen.se for redirects to listed sites. Perfectly normal for web directories that want to track outgoing traffic.

Fast indexed the redirection. That's all.

astounded




msg:222221
 12:40 am on Jul 16, 2002 (gmt 0)

yes, I'm paranoid, the Richard Nixon of SEO.

Axacta




msg:222222
 12:52 am on Jul 16, 2002 (gmt 0)

I saw something similar the other day also. When I traced it down, it seemed to be a Finnish equivalent of a directory called goeureka.

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