An in-depth review of Semalt.com

Here’s a quick overview of semalt.com, I’ll add a brief introduction at a later date. Cheers!

 

Company

1) Company supposedly established Jan 2014

2) Domain Name:

Registered on 2013-09-04.

Expiration Date: 2019-09-04.

 

Whois information is private.

3) Hosted in the Netherlands (http://www.worldstream.nl/)

4) The following domain names use their primary IP address (217.23.11.15)

semalt.com
semalt.semalt.com
www.sports3.blog.semalt.semalt.com

5) Pingdom.com gave it a decent report, 74/100

Amsterdam, Netherlands (http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/#!/bY2hZL/http://semalt.com)
Dallas, Texas, USA (http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/#!/dsEuEa/http://semalt.com)
New York City, New York, USA (http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/#!/df8zd/http://semalt.com)

 

Social Media

1) Facebook, 2,433 likes (https://www.facebook.com/SemaltCompany)

2) Twitter, 263 followers (https://twitter.com/SemaltCom)

3) Google +, 99 followers (https://plus.google.com/u/0/100342573081864354339/posts)

4) Linkedin, registered as a person, not a company, 500+ connections (https://www.linkedin.com/pub/semalt-company)

 

Web Ratings

1) MyWOT 13 NEGATIVE reviews, flagged as Suspicious, Spam (https://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/semalt.com)

2) Alexa Ranking, 2,588 (http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/semalt.com)

3) Google Search, Semalt Spam, lots of hated people (https://www.google.com/search?q=semalt+spam)

 

How to Block Semalt.com Traffic to your Website

# add this snippet of code to your .htaccess file
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} semalt\.com [NC] RewriteRule .* – [F]

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