Suspicious links tied to our domain that we didnt create

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*Have you searched for an answer? cant find one *

*Please share your search results URL: n/a *

*When you tested your domain, what were the results? n/a *

Describe the issue you are having: During an SEO optimization I noticed a bunch of links tied to our domain that we didn’t create.

*What error message or number are you receiving? No error message *

What steps have you taken to resolve the issue?

  1. contact website host
  2. search google
  3. now contacting Cloudflare the domain host

Was the site working with SSL prior to adding it to Cloudflare? Yes but set to flexible, I’ve changed it to full strict

What are the steps to reproduce the error: none

*Have you tried from another browser and/or incognito mode? n/a *

The domain was registered in November 2022, but has history going back to 2009 so those links may have been from a previous site associated with the domain (including Chinese nameservers which may be the reason for the links).

Your domain currently isn’t proxied anyway so Cloudflare only provides DNS for your site.

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is there way to go about deleting those Chinese name servers and migrating the domain to a new name server. a big worry is that the google search console pulled a URL. i don’t have a path link currently, we may want to use that path in the future

Those records are historic, your current nameservers are for Cloudflare. I assume those links don’t work and should return a 404 so Google should stop listing them, but that’s for your SEO people to deal with.

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Thank you for responding. i am my own SEO person. i just wanted to make sure the domain is secure for my client. i will go about submitting removal request to google