[Project_owners] Notes Abuse

Jed jedbro at gmx.net
Tue Sep 23 18:44:58 EDT 2003


I agree with Robert.
Also, if we could change the "user interaction alert" pop-up code every 
now and then I'm sure we could out-smart the bots.

Robert J. Accettura wrote:

> 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
>>
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