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Huge Bandwidth Being Used All of a Sudden

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by BalingDazzer, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    Hey guys, these past few days, my site has went from using about 10MB/day to 1GB a day, and everyday that number is increasing.

    My Google Analytics stats are still the same, but my cPanel's bandwidth viewer is showing about 100-200K hits these past few days.


    I've got no idea what's happening and would appreciate it if someone could shed some light on the issue.

    Thanks.
     
  2. neater

    neater Newbie

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    maybe someone is hotlinking to some of your content...
     
  3. blackguy81

    blackguy81 Power Member

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    So neater, do u have any idea that how could we prevent hotlinking from our site? I am a noob and that's why I am scared cause this can also happen with me.
     
  4. BalingDazzer

    BalingDazzer Regular Member

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    neater, I doubt that anyone is hotlinking (or linking at all) to the site's content, it's just an autoblog grabbing content from Yahoo! Answers.

    Edit: If you need any log files or anything that can help, just tell me.
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009