Spammers Are Using 'blackhatworld.com' in GA Referral Spam!

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  1. bossofthebosses

    bossofthebosses Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    So I'm getting hits from 'blackhatworld.com', as shown on Google analytics. The traffic is coming from Russia. I know this is a referral spam and no one from blackhatworld is doing this. There's a guy named 'Vitaly Popov' in Russia - most probably he is behind this. I wonder why is he using blackhatworld.com in this!

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  2. lnfinitum

    lnfinitum Registered Member

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    maybe it's to piss you off.
    Or he redirected the referrals from here to make Le Dank monies, idk
     
  3. globalseopoint

    globalseopoint Regular Member

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    This is a known issue with GA and I am quite sure google is going to take ages to get rid of this.
     
  4. JasonS

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    After cnn and voice now bhw, c'mon Google. I'm also seeing hits from bhw in GA.
     
  5. xbryan

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    lol... i noticed this too. it started just a few hours ago.
     
  6. xbryan

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    secret.google.com, motherboard.vice.com and now blackhatworld.com
     
  7. delo01

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    I'm getting motherboard.vice.com and not my beloved blackhatworld.

    You can setup filters to block traffic from certain sites showing up in your GA. It's pretty straight forward.
     
  8. Asif WILSON Khan

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    Sorry guys I'm testing new bot ... i used BHW as referrer because thought i will promote it that way ....
     
  11. mrarowana

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    maybe putin is behind this :eek: