[Project_owners] Notes Abuse

Robert J. Accettura robert at accettura.com
Tue Sep 23 20:00:11 EDT 2003


Perhaps move the comments into their own page (rather than embedded), 
and put a robots.txt file there;
http://www.robotstxt.org/wc/robots.html

That will remove the searchability.



Biju G C wrote:

>today's attacker used following search string in google
>
>search string = "To add your own comment" inurl:mozdev
>
>But he did not post at those pages which have already 
>deleted previous SPAMs
>
>So if possible we could write a sever script which will
>take a SPAM URL as input a delete all post contains that URL
>
>And we should make SPAMER know we are deleting SPAMS
>
>We should also try to make a much more easier editor to delete the post
>(I am in the process of trying on)
>
>Have any one tried http://www.junkeater.com/
>
>PS: Documentation page have lot spam
>http://www.mozdev.org/docs/projects.html
>
>
>
>--- Pete Collins <pete at mozdev.org> 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
>>
>>-- 
>>Pete Collins
>>www.mozdev.org
>>www.mozdevgroup.com
>>    
>>
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