Getting fake traffic on my site


#1

Hi. I think I’m getting fake direct traffic on my site, particularly from these countries- Spain, Argentina, Mexico,Ecuador and Chile. And they are searching for same article over and over again, using different queries.
Please help!


#2

Use a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to help reduce the threat of bad bots and crawlers that don’t follow good behavior guidelines.


#3

It feels like someone is sending traffic from these countries. Is it possible to buy and send traffic to someone’s site?


#4

Yes, and if the person knows how to generate lousy bot traffic, then he/she can do it on his own.


#5

So what should I do? I blocked a few suspicious IPs, but still getting traffic from these countries


#6

Nothing will happen by blocked few IPs because the person who is sending traffic have 1000s of IPs.


#7

I have blocked these countries also, but I’m still getting visitors. I’m getting worried now.


#8

Start using Cloudflare, with security level - under attack mode for few hours. Then switch to High.

See more
https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200170056-What-does-Cloudflare-s-Security-Level-mean-


#9

Did everything and nothing seems to work. I’m wondering if I should inform Adsense about this unnatural activity by filling the Invalid Clicks Contact Form.