The delivery system for the Gootkit information stealer has evolved into a complex and stealthy framework, which earned it the name Gootloader, and is now pushing a wider variety of malware via hacked WordPress sites and malicious SEO techniques for Google results.

Apart from increasing the number of payloads, Gootloader


Google’s John Mueller explains the strongest penalties that can be issued against sites caught using black hat SEO tactics.

Mueller provided a lengthy response in a Reddit thread to the following question:

“What’s the worst Google can do to a website if caught using black hat SEO tactics? Can I