[Project_owners] Notes Abuse

Robert J. Accettura robert at accettura.com
Tue Sep 23 19:10:34 EDT 2003

Limit 1 post per IP per minute.

If multiple bad requests (several or more), use a shell script to deny 
access via the apache.conf file, blocking all access.

Just a thought.

Pete Collins wrote:

> We've been getting some *serious abuse* on the user notes scripts on 
> Mozdev.
> Anyone have any ideas on how best to circumvent spam scripts from 
> abusing this feature?
> This appears to be the last front of spam abuse left for us to deal w/ 
> on Mozdev. So any ideas are welcome to help us beat this.
> Spam is just another form of a DOS attack.
> Thanks
> --pete

Robert J. Accettura
robert at accettura.com

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