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Old 03-10-2015, 07:10 AM   #1
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LXer: How to block a referer spam traffic with Apache webserver


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In this config you will learn what is a referer spam traffic, how it is generated and most importantly how to block referer spam on the Linux apache webserver. A referer spam is yet another nuisance invented by spammers causing unaware system admins, marketers or site owners to inadvertently visit or link back to the spammer's site via publicly published access or referer logs on a victim's website. This may consequently lead to a lower search engine ranking, as well as to drain your server's resources.

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