Thinking back of the year 2012, the 5th of july I have to think of the hack that happened against LinkedIn. For anyone who missed the big news, feel free to catch up on Wikipedia. But why am I thinking of that stuff today? Well, today, five years after the security breach I do feel its consequences. Spam. […]
The Facts: As a counter-method against the POODLE-Security Vulnerability it is recommended to disable SSLv3. Internet Explorer 6 cannot deal with TLSv1. For security reasons I did disable SSLv3 here too. Guess that’s quite some hard times for Internet Explorer 6. Care to update? ;)
My Blacklist is doing fine since about quite some time and I was expiring ancient spam adresses. So after having a clean list again, it’s time to have a look at the stats – in other words, where does the spam come from. The Top 10 comment spam countries: Country Adresses listed United States 12717 China 8857 Brazil […]
Since I am running my blacklist to prevent spam on WordPress Blogs, many days have passed and I was curious again of what happened behind the scenes and I did some statistics.
That was the basic question of the research I did during the last days, greping through the logs to find some info to get an impression of the blacklists effect. Now I know, it isn’t in vain. If we’d say we have 10000 requests we would get about: 9000 Spam Comments 1000 Ham Comments 100 Reports