Protect WordPress blogs from fake traffic by redirecting suspicious visitors away from your blog.
The Fake Traffic Blaster is a lightweight plugin that protects WordPress from fake traffic by redirecting suspicious visitors away from your blog.
Fake traffic is simply a simulation, it is a black hat technique that allow you to generate traffic to your blog, but this traffic is not real, This means it is generating by a bot or a software, no humans are involved, thus no conversion. The reason is to game the statistics, and show that you are getting a lot of traffic.
So, We hope you understand the fact that Fake Traffic is something you really do not want to get on your blog.
Black hat tools used in such attacks usually use OLEs/OCX objects to enable certain functionality in their tools. In Windows that is Internet Explorer APIs. The API will make http requests look like as if they were coming from an IE browser.
This could be a serious attack from one of your competitors who wants to hurt your blog reputation, of course if this happened to you, then no doubt you would like to know who is this competitor! But it is almost impossible to know, so do not wast your time on this, and focus on solving the problem and protecting your blog.
Read the story behind Fake Traffic and th creations of the plugin.
So, it is a good idea to install the Fake Traffic Blaster plugin, and protect your blog from such attacks.