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Need some advice on what a code means.

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by yensidtlaw, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. yensidtlaw

    yensidtlaw Power Member

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    Does anyone know what this bit of code means? It automatically showed up on my tumblr blogs in an anchor tag.

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    denied:”
    HTML:
    <a href="denied:”http://www.websitenameishere.com”">
    Thanks for any help you can give me.
     
  2. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Probably someone was testing (unsuccessfully) some XSS attack :)

    &rdquot is:
     
  3. yensidtlaw

    yensidtlaw Power Member

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    Great... Any tips for protecting myself against these attacks? Ha ha.

    Thanks for the help mate.
     
  4. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That kind of attacks are tumblr 's problem, not yours ;)
     
  5. yensidtlaw

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    Oh that's great. But will the backlink still count?
     
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    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    No, they won't.
     
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    I had an XSS attack recently also, it pissed me right off.
     
  8. yensidtlaw

    yensidtlaw Power Member

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    I tried to backlink from another tumblr account and it comes up as the same thing. Maybe I should just use another blogging platform instead of tumblr? I'm using others now, but what a waste! Annoying as hell!