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Spammers are always one step ahead. In analytics, if you see traffic coming from motherboard.vice.com, google-liar.ru then you should immediately block the spam traffic. These are the new breed of referral spam, to locate the spam websites access the referrals section.

Follow the below steps to navigate to the referrals section:

In Google Analytics, under Acquisition => All Traffic => Referrals => motherboard.vice.com

How to block the spam traffic coming from motherboard.vice.com and google-liar.ru websites?

You can easily get rid off the spam traffic by creating a filter in Google Analytics.

Login to your Analytics account, select Admin => All Filters

Click on Add Filter button

Filter Name => motherboard.vice.com

Filter Type => Custom

Filter Field => Campaign Source

Filter Pattern => motherboard.vice.com

Click on Save button.

Follow the same steps to block the spam traffic coming from other websites.
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