Getting a Little Tougher on Comment and Trackback Spam
Published on January 7, 2005 at 1:12 PM EST
In the Discussions category.
danandsherree.com hasn’t been left out of the spam attacks. Today alone, MT-Blacklist has denied over 200 spams! A number of those, unfortunately, have gotten through—and not just today. For the past two weeks this site has gotten hammered daily. I’m getting tired of clicking “De-Spam” buttons.
So I added several Blacklist strings that have really helped. Strings like “poker,” “porn,” and “xxx,” to name just a few. (Many of the strings I added I’m not comfortable writing here.) Most comment and Trackback spam has at least one word or phrase I can add to the Blacklist without much concern that real comments will be denied.
I don’t know how helpful this will be for the long-term, but at least now it’s helping a lot.