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From awstats of my website -- i can see someone (robot?) trying to access following links which i don't have. Code: /m/ /wap/ /cgi-sys/India Is this just a search engine ...
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    From awstats of my website -- i can see someone (robot?) trying to access following links which i don't have.

    Code:
    /m/	
    /wap/
    /cgi-sys/India
    Is this just a search engine bots? or someone trying to hack my website?
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    Are you sure its not FBI?
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    may be CIA?

    Anyway I Just wanted to know whether anyone had similar experience on their sites...
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    Please add the file "robots.txt" to the root folder (public_html) of your domain with the contents as below to block internet bots from using your bandwidth

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    User-agent: *
    Disallow: /
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    To know more about internet bots, refer :

    Internet bot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    thanks l4ever.. i'll checked it and soon i'll creat rebots.txt file...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lakshmipathi View Post
    thanks l4ever.. i'll checked it and soon i'll creat rebots.txt file...
    No no, its robots.txt not rebots.txt.

    Also, you could log all IP connections with php to your site and block the IP with iptables?

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    ..it's a typo...thanks anonymous1234..i will check it,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lakshmipathi View Post
    From awstats of my website -- i can see someone (robot?) trying to access following links which i don't have.

    Code:
    /m/	
    /wap/
    /cgi-sys/India
    Is this just a search engine bots? or someone trying to hack my website?
    what is the ip address(s) of the attacker(s)?

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    Why would any robot check for random directory names?
    Especially one as "random" as a check for /cgi-sys/India?

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    difficult to tell if you dont know the ip the traffic originates from. the queries may be pseudo random, although i doubt it. dictionary style attacks are much more productive. if it doesnt come in a swarm, i wouldnt bother worrying about it.

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