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Spam, bots and malicious traffic

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by domainmadness, May 29, 2014.

  1. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    I need to get rid of all the useless traffic. Is there any tools that can do this or do I just need to setup my own robots.txt/.htaccess? Blocking IP's would be one, but is there any better solutions than IP blocking?

    Any plugins/services? Guide to setup up complete .htaccess?
     
  2. arganrecords

    arganrecords Elite Member

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    Mate you can't block fake traffic simply because fake traffic is the same as from normal people. When you've blocked few IPs your problem still there because there is possibility to change it and refresh. How can you identify a fake user from real user? I think is really difficult thing and I've never seen tool that can block this traffic.
     
  3. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    I'm not talking about fake traffic, I'm talking about malicious traffic.
     
  4. meln

    meln Junior Member Premium Member

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    I'd like a good solution for this too. Just discovered an old blog is getting hit almost every second by spam bots, which is tying up a lot of server resources. I don't see how it would be possible to block without hurting legitimate users though :/
     
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    OP, is your site on wordpress?
     
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    ID Internet Marketer Senior Member

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  7. salmanseo982

    salmanseo982 Regular Member

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    if ur site in WP u can use anticapctha plugin it will all fake traffic
     
  8. Jacko6933

    Jacko6933 Regular Member

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