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41: new post   Secure Sites From Botnet Vulnerability Probes
"Blocking these 2 things just may buy you some time from when the vulnerability is posted to the time you or your customers get around to installing the fix without being hacked."
May 11, 2007
42: new post   Project Honey Pot files $1B+ Lawsuit Against Spammers and Spambots
"On Thursday, April 26, 2007 at 10:54am in a court in the Eastern District of Virginia, Project Honey Pot filed the largest anti-spam lawsuit ever. Seeking more than $1B in statutory damages, the suit was brought on behalf of our members. It targets a huge swath of spammers. If you've harvested email addresses or sent spam in the last two years, chances are you're on our radar screen and we're coming after you."
Apr 28, 2007
43: new post   HoneyNet White Paper : Know your Enemy: Web Application Threats
"Web applications present a very high risk, and an attractive target to attackers for the following reasons: Firstly, the quality of the code is often rather poor and many vulnerabilities of commonly used code are published."
Feb 27, 2007
44: new post   Honeynet Project to Trap Spider Attackers and Name Names
"The Web Honeynet Project, an independent group of Honeynet researchers from Securiteam...they plan to name not only the spider attack details, but also to divulge the IP addresses and other tracking information about the attackers themselves."
Jan 27, 2007
45: new post   Botnet Pandemic Threatens Core of Internet
"Up to a quarter of computers on the net may be used by cyber criminals in so-called "botnets", according to Vint Cerf."
Jan 26, 2007
46: new post   The IRS Bots - Xenon Spiders Web for the Tax Man
"A five-nation tax enforcement cartel has been quietly cracking down on suspected internet tax cheats, using a sophisticated web crawling program to monitor transactions on auction sites, and track operators of online shops, poker and porn sites."
Jan 25, 2007
47: new post   MSN Robot Crawlers Renamed
WebmasterWorld Exclusive: MSNDude "These are all Microsoft bots that have been around for a while...."
July 31, 2006
48: new post   Updated Bot List
Oct 4, 2003
49: new post   New Fast/Overture Robot UA
Sept 7, 2003
50: new post   YahooSeeker/1.0
What is it?
Aug 23, 2003
51: new post   Blocking WebPage Monitoring Services
Most of these services are unwelcome bandwidth sponges. Lets call them out, identify them, and block them together.
Apr 9, 2003
52: new post   Bad Boy Bot of the Week
Pick a bot, any bot: This weeks fun one is an affiliate bot out walking and not respecting robots.txt.
Dec 6, 2002
53: new post   Mysterious User Agent and 404 Random Strings
"Altavista and DIIbot use suspicious request methods to test 404 errors."
June 11, 2002
54: new post   Search Engine and Spider IP Lists
Nice resource on the major operating spiders.
June 10, 2002
55: new post   How important is the Robots.txt file now?
"Am I missing out on a lot of traffic by not having a robots.txt file? Or is that a thing of the past?"
Jan 25, 2002
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