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So I'm getting hundreds of hits (per month) across multiple separate domains, all originating from one city with 100% bounce rate and 0:00 time spent on the site. I know hundreds of clicks per month isn't that much; is it just some web crawler that Google Analytics isn't identifying?

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It's possible are you seeing a rise in page views without a corresponding rise in unique visit count? Do you have any security scan or up time monitoring services running on the site? –  toomanyairmiles Feb 17 '12 at 9:28
Is this PPC traffic? Because if it's not, I don't see much point in click fraud. –  Lèse majesté Feb 17 '12 at 9:38
Agree with @Lèsemajesté . It's probably just a bot running through your pages. Bots that execute javascript are not very common but they exist –  eduardocereto Feb 22 '12 at 8:36
Where are you seeing this? The fact you say click fraud indicates AdWords (or some form of paid for marketing) but if not (as per Lese Majeste) it's not click fraud. When you say you're getting hits form multiple domains, do you mean domains you own? Could it be a DoS attack? –  Dave Jul 18 '12 at 12:22

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I tend to side with the previous respondents, but bounce rate and time-on-site do factor into organic listings so, depending on your hosting you may be able to block by IP if you are especially concerned about it.

That said, a bit of time and wisdom (as in less than 2 years...don't judge), has helped me realize that short-term fluctuations--be it crawl/users/competitors (trying to game the system) etc.--are, in most cases, insignificant in the big picture. I nearly refuse to look at reports like "the last 7 days" anymore due to their capacity to induce stress and be misleading.

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