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Comment Spammer From Hell how do I stop it?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by losille, Mar 16, 2011.

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  1. losille

    losille Junior Member

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    I have an interview with a cast member of Transformers 3 that has been spammed for 3 days. Over 150 comments. There were 28 comments this morning.
    They say either
    Amazing post, truly! or
    This is your best post yet! or
    Great post, honest!

    I closed comments on that thread and this afternoon they have moved to a thread about the movie Saw.
    It appears to be one company using proxies that is sending out links for other people.
    Is there a way to stop this other than closing comments on my blog?
    All of the websites with back links have protected information so I can't contact them directly.
     
  2. Maruk

    Maruk Power Member

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    Aksimet or another spam fightng plugin?
    Captcha plugin?
     
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  3. snoozebot

    snoozebot Regular Member

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    If you're using Wordpress, change the discussion settings. There are many options there. My current setting is - a commenter needs to have at least one comment approved. Akismet is great too, but sometimes it fails to detect spam comments and sometimes it marks genuine reader comments as spam.
     
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  4. Deviance

    Deviance Regular Member

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    Say hello to your Scrapebox using BHW colleagues.
     
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  5. RightInTwo

    RightInTwo Power Member

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    I just ran into this problem. I used a wordpress plugin that helped changed the comments code to hide it from scrapebox. Its called NoSpamNX. Also install askismet. I havent had a single comment since. Hope that helps!
     
  6. xbox360gurl70s

    xbox360gurl70s Elite Member

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    Captcha the comments and it will solve 70% of your spam problems.
     
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  7. losille

    losille Junior Member

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    You guys are amazing! Thank you!
     
  8. dannyhw

    dannyhw Senior Member

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    I get good comments, but 99% are spam. Well, a little more than 99%. Akismet blocks nearly all of it, so the stuff that gets through is very manageable.
     
  9. iwantl00t

    iwantl00t Junior Member

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    lol qft !