Proactive Refferal Spam Blocking

Introduction to the Problem and .htaccess Usage I’ve had a few weird hits over time from “normal” websites containing “abnormal” content.  Take today, for instance…. According to my Wassup log and the stats that appear on the main screen widget, I got reffered by: https://www.space.com/common/community/profile.php?u=1078916 Click this if you will.  It’s an ad for male… Continue reading Proactive Refferal Spam Blocking

How to Quickly Block an IP Address from your Website

Use .htaccess!!! *Ebook Admin/Secure Apache I’ve mentioned it before – and the technique I used to use a lot with a huge list of blocked IP addresses.  I then decided that the list was too time consuming to maintain and stopped using it except in extreme cases about the end of last year.  Such a… Continue reading How to Quickly Block an IP Address from your Website