[development] My site is under attack (trackbacks, spam and cpu usage).

Morbus Iff morbus at disobey.com
Mon Sep 18 14:58:42 UTC 2006

> I started blocking the IPs in .htaccess. This worked for a while
> when I had comment spam attacks. Then they smartened up and started
 > bombadring from various IP addresses which makes this a cat and mouse

Yep - that's eventually why I started blocking it at a URL level access 
too: blocking 2 dozen IPs an hour isn't fun, and I'm not confident 
enough that blocking entire C classes wouldn't harm valid users.

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