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Learn to identify referral spam traffic, as well as best practices to reduce referral spam in your Google Analytics account
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Google Analytics Possibly Hacked

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Hi, I think my Google analytics might have gotten hacked?

All of a sudden my bounce rate is basically a %100, All my traffic is coming from overseas {specifically Russia}, Also %100 of my traffic is referrals from what look like to be spam sites. Plus the only page getting any hits is my homepage.

I don't even know where to begin to address this, and I'm scared whatever is going on can possible affect my blog. 


I followed a tutorial to set up filters, but it doesn't seem to be working either.


My blog is


Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! 

Re: Google Analytics Possibly Hacked

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Hi Linda,
Your GA account is not hacked. You are getting spam referrals . Please check below post , you will know more about spam referrals and follow all the steps mentioned to fix the issue.

Hope this helps.