31 December 2012

How to block country IP to save your blog from Click Bombing?

1:02 AM By Gaurav Sharma , , , ,

Click Bombing

In today’s world, there are many bloggers who face some problems like invalid click activity or click bombing on their blogs.

This type of activity has been done by some mischievous persons and enemies who have a bad intention to destroy your blog income from Google AdSense account.

So, today’s article for those bloggers, who have an intense desire to block that country IP, IP range and a particular IP to save your blog from click bombing.

What is Click bombing?

Click bombing is a method to destroy your blog income from Google AdSense by a user on clicking your ads more than 100 or usual clicks of your blog.

Doing such mischievous act by click bomber, Google AdSense interprets that you have given an order to your friend to click on your ads, so that you can increase your income rapidly.

This is the main reason behind that many blogger AdSense accounts have been disapproved by Google.

How to get rid of this incident of Click bombing?

First, the most important thing is that you have to file a report to the Google AdSense by clicking on the given link (Google AdSense Invalid Activity Report).

After sending a report to Google AdSense, the next thing you have to do to block that country IP, IP range and a particular IP by this awesome software.

Incapsula

A free Content Delivery Network service for those users, who want to block a country IP, IP range and a particular IP to save your site from Click Bombing.

To know more about this service and installation part, you can click on the given links below.


After adding a CNAME and A record in your DNS of domain, if any user wants to block country IP, IP range and a particular IP, he can follow these simple steps.

STEP 1: First open your account and then click on the link or photo as shown in image.
Block Country IP from Incapsula

STEP 2: After clicking, a page appears on your screen as shown in figure below. Click on “Settings” button, which is present at the top of the menu bar to block country IP, IP range and a particular IP.
Block Country IP from Incapsula

STEP 3: After pressing on “Settings” button, click on “Security” menu as shown in image below (present at sidebar).
Block Country IP from Incapsula

STEP 4: Then, Scroll down, you can find some boxes to block country IP, IP range, URL and a particular IP as shown in image below.
Block Country IP from Incapsula

STEP 5: After entering and selecting IPs on given boxes, save it to block country IPs, IP range and a particular IP.

Congrats!

Now in future, your blog is saved from those mischievous users, who have an intention to click on your Ads continuously.

Note:

If you are adding your native country in block country IP, then please whitelist your IP by adding your IP in “whitelist IP” box.

If you have any queries related to this post, you can comment below.




Author: Gaurav Sharma
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    Hello Friends,I am pursuing B.tech(Computer Science) degree from VIT University(Originator and Co-Founder of ComFuge-A World of Geeks). If you like my Post you can follow me.
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