I have a slide show on my site and someone has been accessing the images in an endless loop for a day now. The referrer isn't shown as the page that contains the slide show, though, so I'm a little confused on how or why they are doing this. I don't think they just left the page open, particularly since there doesn't seem to be any cache in existence (no 304's, just 200's). It just keeps requesting 10 different images over and over and over.
I changed the names of the images this morning, so now I'm just getting 404 errors continuously. It's driving me crazy! (But at least the bandwidth bleeding has ceased).
I'm suspicious that they are linking remotely to the images. Is there any way to confirm that? And anyone have any great ideas on what I can do about this? Is there any way to break their connection? I tried to block their ip from my cpanel and the 404 errors just kept coming.