[drupal-devel] simple and effective comment spam prevention exists
harry at slaughters.com
Sat Oct 1 16:29:47 UTC 2005
Adrian Rossouw wrote:
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> On 01 Oct 2005, at 5:58 PM, Khalid B wrote:
>> The scripts for spam bots can be easily modified to include a referer
>> that is just the domain name of the site being attacked.
> Hell, you could just use wget --referer='domain.com' and post that way.
i know it's easy to get around. maybe that's why nobody uses this and
spammers don't bother falsifying referer fields.
it's fine by me if nobody else does it, then i don't have to worry about
spammers spending the effort to bypass it and i'm done with spam for good :)
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