In case you notice a significant increase in the traffic to your website and if after you examine the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from countries across the globe or from other servers, your Internet site is most likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Those pieces of software go through random Internet sites seeking to log in to their administration area using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments below any sort of article where such an option is available. The fact is that, this is something relatively frequent nowadays, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you'll be able to block them, so the bots will be unable to access your website in any way. Certainly, you are able to block IPs even if you allow only people from certain countries to access your site.

IP Blocking in Shared Website Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared website hosting package from our company, you'll be able to see comprehensive traffic stats for all of your Internet sites and if you notice that many of the visits to any of them aren't legitimate, you could block the IP addresses which have produced the most traffic through our IP Blocking tool. The interface is very simple - choose the needed domain or subdomain from a drop-down list, then type in the IP address that you would like to block and save the change. All the addresses you have blacklisted shall appear in the same section of the CP, allowing you to always remove any of them and permit it to access your website again. You could block entire IP ranges using the tool also - you just need to leave one or two octets from the address blank. For example, entering 1.2.3. will block all 254 IPs from to