External website can use
< IMG /> tag to display an image from your site somewhere else on the internet, and The result of this is that the other website steals your bandwidth.
- Log into your cPanel account.
- In the Security section, click on the HotLink Protection Icon.
- If it displays Hotlink protection is currently disabled, click on the Enable button.
How to Configure Hotlink Protection?
Under URLs to allow access: you can allow an external website or your own website to have access. For example, if you have a subdomain like demo.example.com, you can add this website's URL to the list of allowed websites.