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Google Authorship Ended

The Final End of Google Authorship Markup

Following on the heels of Google dropping author photos from search results in June this year (2014), Google has now decided to discontinue tracking authorship markup (rel="author") completely.

John Mueller, Google Webmaster Trends Analyst, who was involved with authorship markup since it's inception 3 years ago wrote

translate.googleusercontent.com

What is translate.googleusercontent.com

what is translate.googleusercontent.com article imageMany site managers and bloggers have asked what this traffic referrer is. The answer is simple. This is Google's Translation Service.

DOS Attack From IP 37.115.188.210

DOS Attack From Ukraine IP 37.115.188.210

dos attack ukraine IP 37.115.188.210 thumbnail imageThis website was hit by an unsuccessful Brute Force Denial of Service (DOS) type attack that started during the early hours of this morning 24 November 2013, and continued for more than 5 hours.

The attacker tried to brute force entry to site admin using a known BITRIX CMS exploit vulnerability, with user-name "administrator".

JulieMaryCarmen.com Website Review

JulieMaryCarmen.com Website Managed by Graphicline

Graphicline welcomes Julie, and her website JulieMaryCarmen.com, to our managed WordPress hosting and support service.

Julie is a busy relationship coach who wants to concentrate on her business and web content, and not need to worry about looking after the site back-end e.g. CMS updates, security and other technical matters. Julie chose a Graphicline Managed WordPress Hosting package which gives her the freedom to do the things she wants, knowing the site is well looked after.

Mad Bot with 173 User Agents

Mad Bot with 173 User Agents from IP Address 130.255.31.178

mad bot uses 174 user agents iconWhat sort of bot uses 173 user agents? This is the craziest web spider I've ever come across. The bot, coming from UK IP address 130.255.31.178, identified itself with 173 different user agent IDs.

This mad bot hit one of our wbsites this morning and crawled every link in the siteamp - over 300 links in under 1 minute - a virtual Denial of Service (DoS) attack..

 

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