Official Google Blog: Hacked!

Oct 9, 2006 | 1,225 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A post on Official Google Blog said that Google has decided to discontinue Click-to-call project. The message had grammatical errors and in the last sentence mentioned that "message has been translated using Google language tools." Google quickly removed the post and said :

"A bug in Blogger enabled an unauthorized user to make a fake post on the Google Blog last night, claiming that we've discontinued our AdWords click-to-call test. The bug was fixed quickly and the post removed. As for the click-to-call test, it is progressing on schedule, and we're pleased with the results thus far."

So, was the Official Google Blog hacked? Was it a security flaw? Can this anyways affect other bloggers? Google answers none of these nor does it any assurance to the bloggers.

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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