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Google Wants Community Feedback On How To Support Hacked Sites

Google notes that it has seen an 180% increase in the number of sites hacked and a 300% hacked sites reconsideration requests in 2015 compared with the prior year. The webmaster team is working to prevent hacks through improved and continuous communication, better tools. The team wants to hear ideas on how Google can better support webmasters recovering from a hacked Web site. Richard Stanway would like to see improvements to the email altering system. He writes that currently, "low priority messages like mobile usability issues, inaccessible CSS/JS or transient network outages are grouped with high priority ones like hacked site, user generated spam." Stanway wants to have an option on choosing alerts to filter out some unwanted noise. 

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