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Are there better solutions to this problem other than adding more human moderators? yes, automated annoyance of the spammers and their commercial objectives. First, make sure all past and future links on your site are "nofollow" see here for full details https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nofollow but basically it makes your site far less attractive to ...


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Is this additional traffic going to have negative effects on SEO? The traffic by itself at extremely high numbers may have an impact because of all the processing the server must process for every user. But what makes this traffic cause negative effects is the postings that result on your site. So if you have 500,000 robots within a day posting a ...


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mxtoolbox.com can be very helpful here. Go to it, then go to blacklists, enter your domain, and you'll see who has the domain blacklisted. Then on details page, it may ask you to register, but you can click on X on the top right-hand corner of the box to skip that. I did that, and on the details page, it states: Reason for listing - No IP queries, see ...


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Your domain is not necessarily being accused of e-mail spam. Here are the categories from their FAQ: spam domain phish domain malware domain botnet C&C domain abused legit spam abused spammed redirector domain abused legit phish abused legit malware abused legit botnet C&C I would suggest checking your domain name and the IP address of your ...


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I can agree that it definitely is NOT google at all. This webpage http://www.whois.com/whois/185.62.188.98 tells me its from a system out in ukraine called blazingfast. Before downright blocking the IP, you have to figure out what types of people you want to welcome to your site. It's quite possible that someone on that network simply has a hijacked ...


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No. It is not Google. Google would not POST /xmlrpc.php. This may be a vulnerability probe or an attack against an existing vulnerability that may or may not exist on your site. 185.62.188.98 is hosted-by.blazingfast.io. When you see something like hosted-by as a sub-domain, it is a webhost, obviously, but also an anonymous address block where the server ...



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