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MSN's many cloaked bots. Again.

   
11:44 pm on Aug 5, 2010 (gmt 0)

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Previously... [webmasterworld.com]

Currently, straight out of my logs...

65.52.33.73 - - [05/Aug/2010:15:45:09 -0700] "GET /dir/filename.html HTTP/1.1" 403 1468 "-" "-"

No UA, no robots.txt, no REF, no nothing. Not once. Not twice. Not even three times. Try eleven.

65.52.33.73
-
08/05 15:45:09/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:45:20/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:45:31/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:45:42/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:45:53/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:03/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:14/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:25/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:35/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:46/dir/filename.html
08/05 15:46:57/dir/filename.html

Same poor file. All hits 403'd because no UA; also because bare MSN IP and not a bona fide MSN bot.
12:16 am on Oct 2, 2011 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 5+ Year Member



This just in --

msnbot-65-52-104-116.search.msn.com
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; SV1; .NET CLR 1.1.4325; .NET CLR 2.0.40607; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.648)

robots.txt? NO
12:40 am on Oct 2, 2011 (gmt 0)

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