[wp-hackers] Trackback Spam

Rob Mientjes robmientjes at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 19:43:27 GMT 2005

On 7/22/05, Lorelle VanFossen <lorelle at cameraontheroad.com> wrote:
> It looks like comment spammers are changing their approach and coming in
> through trackbacks, and they are growing. There will be questions about
> this soon on the forum and we need to be prepared to answer them. Are
> trackbacks handled through spam filters like comments?

It's been like that for quite some time. Spam Karma was too strict and
made some several false positives, so I tried the Spaminator, but that
doesn't work on Trackbacks. Oh well, I commented out most of
wp-trackback.php. Not a functionality I need, especially because it's
too easy to spoof.

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