If you have a lot of images on your site, you might be vulnerable to other sites stealing your bandwidth and basically using your site as a CDN! Hotlinking is when another site uses an tag and places your site in the ???src??? tag, thereby pulling the image directly from your server. There’s no attribution unless the hotlinking site deliberately chooses to do so. In this article, I’ll show you how to use the hotlink protection tool in cPanel.