If you see a major increase in the online traffic to your site and if after you look at the visitor stats it turns out that it comes from locations across the globe or from other web servers, your Internet site is more than likely being attacked by an automatic bot. Such pieces of software go through random websites seeking to log in to their administration area by using a brute-force attack or to leave spam comments under any article where this type of an option is made available. The fact is that, that's something rather common in recent times, but if you know the IP addresses from which the attacks come, you may block them, so the bots won't be able to access your website in any way. Obviously, you can block IPs even if you allow only people from particular countries to access your site.
IP Blocking in Hosting
Our hosting include an IP blocking tool, so if you want to limit the access to your sites, you'll be able to do this with simply a couple of mouse clicks. The tool is included with the Hepsia hosting CP, which comes with all accounts and that's quite simple to use. When you log in and go to the IP blocking section, you'll just have to select a domain or a subdomain hosted in the account and type in the IP address which needs to be blocked. Our system will enable you to block entire networks as well, so if you type 123.123.123., for instance, this'll block all IP addresses between 123.123.123.1 and 123.123.123.255 from accessing your sites. If you want to whitelist an IP at some point, you may unblock it with a click from the same section.