trac ticket spam
claus.reinke at talk21.com
Mon Jan 31 17:45:11 CET 2011
>> Is there any way to have a "moderate first comment by new submitter"
>> policy for trac, to avoid the kind of ticket spam we have at the moment?
>> They seem to have started commenting on existing tickets now (#4510),
>> which could turn into a real mess really quickly, if the currently known
>> spam accounts aren't blocked soon, btw.
> We've deleted all the spam tickets and ticket changes. Ian blocked a
> few IPs, and I've added some more patterns to the spam filter:
You've been using trac's spam filter for a while now, and
these still got through. Also, I hadn't seen the commenting
and "make random changes to fields" aspect before - it
could be that someone is improving/testing trac spamming
tools (as trac is in wide-spread use).
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