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Hacked website and Adwords

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Hi, I plan to create Adwords campaign for my website. However my website shows up 'This site may be hacked message' upon search. We have fixed the issue and have resubmitted to Google for verification.

 

How would this hacked message affect the effectiveness of the Adwords? Would my site still feature in the Adwords results, if it complies with the other criteria of Bid, Quality and Extensions? 

 

Thanks.

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Hi @Aps R

 

In that case, wait for it to come up from the hacked status and then you can start advertising. Else, the account will get suspended for security issues. 

 

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Hi

Probably your campaign will be suspended if you try to drive traffic to hacked website.

wait till Google's confirmation that your site is safe and then start your campaigns

Hacked website and Adwords

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If the hacking has been resolved (has it?) and you confirmed with Google no hacking, then you can continue advertising.

This is strictly a security issue with no effect on performance (except the time the account was down)

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Hacking has been resolved and we have submitted to Google for re-verification. The process has not completed yet and the message still appears on search results that site has been hacked. I wanted to start the campaign immediately, while Google re-verifies and clears the site. Hence, the query,

Hacked website and Adwords

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You cannot, the error message has to be removed. Contact support.

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Hi @Aps R

 

In that case, wait for it to come up from the hacked status and then you can start advertising. Else, the account will get suspended for security issues. 

 

Thanks
Ratan Jha
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Hacked website and Adwords

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Thanks all!