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

Jeremy Andrews jeremy at kerneltrap.org
Tue Sep 19 01:53:32 UTC 2006

On Mon, 18 Sep 2006 15:43:12 +0800
"Augustin (Beginner)" <drupal.beginner at wechange.org> wrote:

> On Monday 18 September 2006 11:40 am, Jeremy Andrews wrote:
> > Hi Augustin,
> >
> >   I had a similar problem some time ago, and ended up
> > writing the very simple 'trackback_blackhole' module
> > which solved the resources issues for me.
> I'm curious: how long have you been using the
> trackback_blackhole? If you disable the module, do you find
> out that they are still trying to submit spam?
> (my question really is: do they ever give up?)

I created the module back in April, and have not tried
disabling it.  There is a certain amount of idle curiosity if
the trackback spammers still target my website, but not
enough to disable the module and find out.  Out of site, out
of mind (pun intended).


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