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Someone is attacking my site. Need Help!

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by ksy213, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. ksy213

    ksy213 Power Member

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    In the past several days, I see that someone is trying to take my site down by typing the same keyword and rack up page views for my site. The stats of the site indicate that I have 300+ searches daily for that keyword but in fact my ranking is #9 (3300 exact searches a month) on Google.

    Will this affect my serps on google by any chance?

    How can I stop this from happening?

    Need help from you guys.
     
  2. Hytek

    Hytek Registered Member

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    Block the IP the attack is coming from?
     
  3. Orbit143

    Orbit143 Senior Member

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    This shouldn't affect your ranking (don't see how it could). Can you ban the IP in iptables or something like that?
     
  4. laowai

    laowai Power Member

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    I don't see how 300+ hits per day would take any site down unless its hosted in low quality free hosting and it doesn't affect to your rankings so don't worry too much. You can simple use .htaccess file to block the IP. If you are using WP there are many plugins allowing you to block users by ip.
     
  5. tompots

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    john1444 Elite Member

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    Simply do nothing..
     
  7. gdsc1983

    gdsc1983 Junior Member

    doesnt sound like a google issue to me.. views are views.. very rarely considered negatively
     
  8. Check the ip to see where the hits are coming from..Is there a referral for the hits or is it random?
     
  9. ksy213

    ksy213 Power Member

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    I'm currently using blogger or blogspot platform. Do you have how I can block it using this platform?
     
  10. ksy213

    ksy213 Power Member

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    How can you track ip searches through your stat page? All I can see is the redirect link from Google. I'm using blogger (blogspot) platform btw
     
  11. BadyBoySEO

    BadyBoySEO Regular Member

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    If its Blogger, Google aren't going to take down your site because someone is visiting your site from a keyword search. Do you have Google analytics installed? Are you sure this is one person?
     
  12. ksy213

    ksy213 Power Member

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    The link looks kind of like this:
    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=Keyword&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0CCkQFjAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.Mywebsite.com%2F&ei=yrANUrfBJseHrgfJnIFw&usg=AFQjCNHBZED-tYJyi4crEm4RtHmsbHRHEQ&bvm=bv.50768961,d.bmk
     
  13. Orbit143

    Orbit143 Senior Member

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    Then you probably can't do that, my suggestion was good in case you had your own server or VPS.
     
  14. tompots

    tompots Elite Member Premium Member

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    This is a a google referral link, you are just getting traffic from google, and that is considered a good thing, you may have ranked a keyword.
     
  15. Nigel Farage

    Nigel Farage BANNED BANNED

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    Do you have Google Analytics installed? If so, what does it show?
     
  16. cheapthrillz

    cheapthrillz Newbie

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    Ranking your keywords is a great thing.