[IMPORTANT] You might be putting your money site in jeopardy

kn1ves

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Hey, first off let me inform you that I'm posting this thread to spread awareness about how a small detail when overlooked can potentially expose your money site. I don't think this has been shared before. I am sharing this so that you can secure your money site and prevent exposing your network.

Let's start with RankerX, one of the linkbuilding tools which is popular among SEOs.

Most of the software which you install in your PC commonly store their binaries and other data in the "Appdata" folder of your PC

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RankerX stores avatars on your PC which it uses as profile pictures for your account, which is great but it creates a re-traceable chain which leads back to you money site/PBN.
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Now, if you reverse image search any one of these images you'll be able to find RankerX created backlinks
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And you can trace it back to it's source by visiting the links recursively
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Also, this is true for any copyright-free images you use in your PBNs from sources like Wikimedia.

Okay, I know, the chances of your money site being discovered by this is slim since there are oh so many backlinks created by this software everyday but I don't like keeping any loose ends whatsoever.

Also, I'm not taking a jab at RankerX, it is a great tool but I thought this needed to be shared.
 

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Hey, first off let me inform you that I'm posting this thread to spread awareness about how a small detail when overlooked can potentially expose your money site. I don't think this has been shared before. I am sharing this so that you can secure your money site and prevent exposing your network.

Let's start with RankerX, one of the linkbuilding tools which is popular among SEOs.

Most of the software which you install in your PC commonly store their binaries and other data in the "Appdata" folder of your PC

GXNg6WY.png


RankerX stores avatars on your PC which it uses as profile pictures for your account, which is great but it creates a re-traceable chain which leads back to you money site/PBN.
S4EKEnI.png


Now, if you reverse image search any one of these images you'll be able to find RankerX created backlinks
dFJb7O0.png


And you can trace it back to it's source by visiting the links recursively
61C42lI.png


Also, this is true for any copyright-free images you use in your PBNs from sources like Wikimedia.

Okay, I know, the chances of your money site being discovered by this is slim since there are oh so many backlinks created by this software everyday but I don't like keeping any loose ends whatsoever.

Also, I'm not taking a jab at RankerX, it is a great tool but I thought this needed to be shared.
Thanks for letting us know noted!
 

Mr Positive

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This is mostly for pbn site owners normal sites with traffic won’t need to bothered about it
 

wisdomkid

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Nice head up. One could not have thought of this possibility.
 
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