[wp-hackers] Spam load
r at schestowitz.com
Wed Dec 27 15:17:47 GMT 2006
___/ On Wed 27 Dec 2006 06:53:47 GMT, [ Matt Mullenweg ] wrote : \___
> Has anyone gotten in trouble with their host because of the recent
> comment spam spike?
Just bandwidth drain ($$). Over 100,000 requests for
wp-comments-post.php. /Huge/ spike in December 23rd-25th.
Maybe they rely on admins being absent. Same with
Guestbooks, FWIW. Advanced Gustbook had over 10,000 requests
for comment.php and over 7,000 for addentry.php. Glad to
hear it isn't just me. Join the Social^TM. It's part of a
Windows botnet epidemic, which also involves 86 billion
E-mail SPAM per day (and constantly rising too).
Roy S. Schestowitz
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