[wp-hackers] Referrer Spam [s]

Ron Guerin ron at vnetworx.net
Wed Oct 12 02:44:21 GMT 2005

Dougal Campbell wrote:

> I know that SV will have a more limited audience (thus my comment about 
> the high barrier to entry). But I wanted to be sure that people were 
> aware of it. I'm hoping one day to set up some sort of distributed share 
> of the blacklist information though. This would allow a separate plugin 
> to utilize the information, though without the firewalling abilities.
> Since SV only blacklists a host after it triggers spam tests multiple 
> times, I consider it to be fairly high-confidence information. And since 
> it automatically expires entries after a period of inactivity, it 
> shouldn't have too many false-positives due to dynamic IP addressing.

WP-Blacklist (formerly by Mark Ghosh, now by Fahim Farook) would be able
to use that information if it were available as a DNS blacklist.


- Ron

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