Negative SEO has been around for quite some time and it still prevails up to this day and age. It can damage your website and make you lose valuable rankings. But are there protective measures for it? Can you prevent and protect your website from negative SEO attacks? Yes, you can.
Google’s annual “Year in Review” post has revealed that they have noticed a sharp increase in the volume of hacked sites by around 32% last year compared to their findings back in 2015. The worst part about it is that Google believes that the number can only go up and not down. The reason for this is because hackers with malicious intent are always improving while a lot of websites stagnate which will result to hackers continuing to infect more and more websites as the time passes.