Blog Spam sneaks under the Wire

Well I feel safer having implemented my blog-spam defense perimeter but apparently there are still some pesky cockroaches sniffing around the edges.

Here is another one for those keeping their blog spam filters up to date:

IP Address:
Name: gifts
Email Address: gifts-catalog@yahoo.com

add to the banned domains:

with a variety of un=related crap attempted to shove as link in my blog.

You can pretty much spot the spam when your email notice arrives with NOT a URL referencing an entry in your blog, but one featuring a link to the MT comments script, e.g.:


Spammers. They make a squishy, crunchy noise when you slam your foot down on ’em.

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An early 90s builder of the web and blogging Alan Levine barks at CogDogBlog.com on web storytelling (#ds106 #4life), photography, bending WordPress, and serendipity in the infinite internet river. He thinks it's weird to write about himself in the third person.


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