So what’s the problem? For starters, Google could misinterpret this as a spam attack and penalize the blog.
Since the post was on Lansner’s blog, I will continue to follow the story there. For now, here is a roundup of early information:
- Hacker cracks TinyURL rival, redirects millions of Twitter users (Computerworld)
- A Short Lesson in URL Hacking (IrishDev.com)
- Popular URL shortener Cli.gs, hacked. (The Next Web)
- Cligs short url service hacked, millions redirected (Graham Cluley’s blog)
- How we got 2.2 million Internet links … temporarily! ( sOCial Sunday)
- Cligs Got Hacked – Restoration from Backup Started (Cligs blog)