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How Do I Prevent Malicious Bots/Spiders From Accessing My Site?


There are various types of bots and spiders that transverse sites for different reasons. Among them activities such as email harvesting and other malicious activity. By using a .htaccess file, you can block the majority of well know malicious bots.

Additional information and a working example of a .htaccess is available here: http://www.javascriptkit.com/howto/htaccess13.shtml







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