[wp-hackers] Trackback Spam

Jonathan Leighton turnip at turnipspatch.com
Fri Jul 22 20:53:10 GMT 2005

Rob Mientjes wrote:

>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.
Rob have you tried SK2? It's loads better.

Jonathan Leighton aka. Turnip
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