Chances are by now you’ve heard about “Semalt,” a dubious, self-proclaimed SEO tool, its unscrupulous behavior already having caused concern to many website owners. In what appears to be a large-scale, referrer spam campaign, Semalt is most commonly accused of ignoring ‘’ directives and overbearing servers with a slew of suspicious-looking requests.
If you see a big spike in traffic in your analytics report ask you design firm to do the following: (If you are a NetCetra client just email email@example.com and I will
To blockfrom visiting your site and making havoc with your statistics add this to the end of your .htaccess file….
SetEnvIfNoCase Via evil-spam-proxy spammer=yes SetEnvIfNoCase Referer