This thing is a BEAST and gobbling up bandwidth like you wouldn’t believe. More info:
Research on ARIN reveals that this web bot is owned by a company called Digital Infinity Ltd located in Moscow, Russia. The mailing address is listed as: Ostrovityanova str, 14, 200, Moscow, Russia.
IP number ranges from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124
A friend’s bandwidth was chewed up in two weeks, my directories are being eaten alive and it’s sniffing around SuperAff. How to see if you’re on its lunch menu?
Look in AWSTATS
View the IPs
One directory of mine has a half gig of bandwidth chewed up just by this bot in the first two weeks of August.
Block that bad boy in .htaccess:
<Limit GET POST>
allow from all
deny from 126.96.36.199/28
Thanks to DonSausa.com for the info.