I’ve been running a “honey pot” board for almost 60 days now. Tonight I took my first action against some of the spammers that are attacking. I used the
iptables command to revoke access to an entire range of IP addresses… from Panama.
This range of IP addresses is responsible for:
- 105 user registrations
- 10,312 posts
That’s almost 6% of my users, and over 55% of my posts. Where are these Panamanian spammers coming from? What sort of patterns (or “tells”) are they exhibiting? More…