[wp-hackers] Trackback Spam

Mark Jaquith mark.wordpress at txfx.net
Fri Jul 22 19:45:03 GMT 2005

Frederic de Villamil wrote:

>Lorelle VanFossen wrote:
>>I'm sure some of you saw this but I thought I'd point it out just in case.
>>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?
Bad Behavior + Spam Karma 2 is a pretty close to unbeatable combo.  
Especially useful is the option in Spam Karma 2 that checks the source 
URI for a valid link (much like WordPress already does for pingbacks).

Mark Jaquith
MCincubus @ #wordpress

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