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Offline nashsaint

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I have a very big problem.  All documents in my blog are very sensitive and confidential and only registered users can download it. 

If you search google for these documents (pdf, doc, xls...), google gives you a direct link to the files and you can open it whether you're login or not!

Has anyone ever noticed this, if so, is there anything we can do about it? Otherwise, the restriction function of this very good plugin would be useless.

cheers.

Nash

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Re: All files found in google are downloadable by anyone!!!!
« Reply #1 on: 06 December 2010, 11:23 »
This has nothing to do with the plugin. If someone link the files directly, or make a smart guess and than linked it on his site, Google will crawl it. I would suggest moving the download folder somewhere and create a .htacces (http://blamcast.net/articles/block-bots-hotlinking-ban-ip-htaccess) file to protect the directory.

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