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Major Comments Spam Attack!
If you have an MT Blog, and you're using MT Blacklist, do yourself a major favor, and put in these words right away: ifreepages and

I just looked at my MT log, and there were probably 1,000 comments denials (spam that couldn't get through) in the past four hours. Unfortunately, 200 did sneak through.

Pass this on to ANYBODY with an MT blog with comments enabled. PS I've also found it helpful to blacklist words like "poker," "pills," and the like. Sometimes, it might prohibit a comment from a legit URL, unfortunately. But the savings in agony for me...priceless.

Oh yeah -- and the next MT (3.1.1, I believe it is), allows for batch deleting of comments, making it easy to get rid of the bastards in one fell swoop.

Posted by aalkon at September 23, 2004 4:10 AM