[wp-hackers] Best way to 'enhance' wp-comments-post.php

Aaron Brazell emmensetech at gmail.com
Thu May 25 18:50:45 GMT 2006

On 5/25/06, John Sinteur <john at sinteur.com> wrote:
> On May 25, 2006, at 20:38, David Chait wrote:
> > Having written my own solution (CG-AntiSpam), I can give you one
> > word of
> > advice: were I a spammer, I wouldn't necessarily ever check for
> > response
> > codes, redirects, etc.
> What I've seen so far is that most spammers use a zombie network, and
> the small bits of code they run uses the internet explorer engine
> that's present on the hijacked machines.
> Which means, if  you do this:
>         header("Location: http://some-really-large-download.iso");
> in your anti-spam plugin, you'll notice that most spammers see a
> significant slowdown of their botnet after a few spam attempts, and
> take your weblog URL out of their list and leave you alone.
> -John

Innovative but you would be public enemy number one if I adminned your
server! :p

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