banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baidubot

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 30th, 2012, 5:47 pm

I don't have that option I don't believe GF.
Have you tried again to get on, I hope the code stuff worked, but my luck likely not.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 30th, 2012, 5:49 pm

GuardianFlash wrote:SOme guy solved the problem by doing this
Thanks for your response, Helio.

I was also able to resolve my issue by unchecking the "Extra Web Security" box within my Dreamhost hosting account.

Adam
Ummm... extra web security gets you banned at the sites you visit? Never heard that kind of security.... no wonder that is Dreamhost :) I have heard some funny stories about dreamhost, Guardian now proved it :)

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 30th, 2012, 5:50 pm

Had me wondering, I never saw such a thing on my control panel

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 30th, 2012, 5:52 pm

Blue, I will find that Dalvik signature and PM you. It is in one of the email. Also you need to delete three files in zbblock/vault ipddb.csv, ippddb.csv and ippddb.txt. These files still contain Guardian blocked ip ranges. Delete the files, zbblock will regenerate them. It will not affect your security. Each time, you add a bypass for someone, you will need to delete these three files to reset the block for which you allowed bypass.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 30th, 2012, 5:54 pm

Thanks Ill do that now, and be back later I hope :) thanks again

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 30th, 2012, 6:01 pm

Blue,
Found the message from Zaphad about Android access getting banned
Dalvik is a VM for Android, and thus is real. Below is a copy of message from him This is a fairly old signature, from an infusion of new user-agents that was quite large.

This signature will be deactivated in 71 final. Edit signature.inc and add // before the following line:

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$ax += lmatch($lcuseragent,"da","Abusive downloader UA (UA-093). "); //69c.1
Please deactivate with a doubleslash now like this:

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//$ax += lmatch($lcuseragent,"da","Abusive downloader UA (UA-093). "); //69c.1 
Removed 71 final
Zap :cowboy1:

P.S. Sorry for any problems this old signature may have caused, and thanks for spotting it.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by GuardianFlash » October 30th, 2012, 6:08 pm

Hey it's working now. Sry for causing you so much trouble blue. sidv220 is such a wonderful person to help.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 30th, 2012, 6:14 pm

Thanks Guardian

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 30th, 2012, 6:28 pm

Thanks Sid that wasn't needed apparently, those files I deleted must have opened the door for him.
Ill have to remember those, it may come into use later on.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 30th, 2012, 6:44 pm

It is better to comment out the signature which causes troubles for Android phone users. Others may have problems in future. The signature is wrong as Zaphad wrote and suggested to remove it. It will be deleted in the next release of zbblock.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 30th, 2012, 6:55 pm

I still haven't signed up over there, but I will sometime soon .
I can see the good it can do, and soon as I learn to add IPs Ill ban more bots.
I think it got the majority of them I was having, it was the same as those on here, and Memebee. I got them being my forum is listed on here.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 31st, 2012, 3:48 am

Blue Frost wrote:I still haven't signed up over there, but I will sometime soon .
I can see the good it can do, and soon as I learn to add IPs Ill ban more bots.
I think it got the majority of them I was having, it was the same as those on here, and Memebee. I got them being my forum is listed on here.
Simple! use the following signature and replace the IP with the one you want to band. Add the signature to the end, before ?>, of customsig.inc file.

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$ax += lmatch($address,"190.128.191.200","Spammers are NOT WELCOME. (IP-102). You are absolutely not allowed because of your behavior on various Internet sites. ");

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 31st, 2012, 4:07 am

sidv220 wrote:
Blue Frost wrote:I still haven't signed up over there, but I will sometime soon .
I can see the good it can do, and soon as I learn to add IPs Ill ban more bots.
I think it got the majority of them I was having, it was the same as those on here, and Memebee. I got them being my forum is listed on here.
Simple! use the following signature and replace the IP with the one you want to band. Add the signature to the end, before ?>, of customsig.inc file.

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$ax += lmatch($address,"190.128.191.200","Spammers are NOT WELCOME. (IP-102). You are absolutely not allowed because of your behavior on various Internet sites. ");
If you want to ban an IP block use following signature in customsig.inc, replace IP block with the one you want to ban and replace IOMart with the domain name.

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$ax += cidrblock($address,"84.22.160.0/19","IOMart is INSTA-BANNED. ");
Did you add the customsig.inc entries I posted other day? It should take care of most of the bots which were not covered in signature.inc.

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by Blue Frost » October 31st, 2012, 10:46 am

Hey, Happy Halloween !

Yeah I added the whole script, must have been what got GF kicked off maybe.
Last night after getting those files deleted I got a lot of bots hitting me from everywhere .
I hope the files are getting them again, not checked .
It's amazing how many there are to deal with, I doubt you can ever keep up on them.

Well hope all is well, gotta hand out candy this evening,

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Re: banned AhrefsBot - been attacking us similarly like baid

Unread post by sidv220 » October 31st, 2012, 6:09 pm

deleting those two cvs and one txt file should not let bots come in. It will reset the IP band but the bots which were banned previously, will get have their IP relisted in those three file. Only thing it does, you will see the ban entries again for those bots. However, they cannot get in.

Happy Halloween.

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