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How can I stop Google adding fake names as customers.

They add about 4 a day, I find this annoying.

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Google does not do this. If there is something appearing in Google results that you don't like, then it's your script generating it, and it must be fixed.

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Not sure about Google results, they appear in my customers section.

I assume it is google as they put google in the company name.

The names are bizarre like wise the address

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@trophy

As others have stated, Google is not doing this. A spammer or hacker is doing it. Using Google as an email address, or as a company name, is very common. I get a number of these on one of my shops all the time.

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These are penetration/vulnerability tests performed by hacker bots.  They're mostly automated and will attempt to insert code into the registration input fields (as well as any other forms they can find), submit the form and then wait to see if they can produce an error or unintended result from that submission.  If they get an error an unintended result then they'll test further to gain entry and/or inject code so that your store harvests information for their gain such as displaying credit card fields to your store visitors that they'll then clean out after capturing the data.

As long as long as your store isn't using a very old version of osC then you should be fine and you can just delete the bogus registrations.

To minimise the amount of these registrations look into integrating Google reCaptcha for your forms.


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