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April 27, 2011

Intelligently Stupid Spambots

Hummm, here's a new species of spambot which is currently sneaking past my filters:


It would seem that this effort succeeds by being willfully stupid. It inserts mistpelled words in order to give the message a human scent instead of 'bot body odor. Clever but a waste of life.

Posted by Vanderleun at April 27, 2011 6:15 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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My favorite spambots are the ones that disagree with me---and the comment is left on my calendar!

Posted by: Deborah at April 27, 2011 6:42 AM

I let Akismet trap everything, go through and approve the ones I know and the rest are history. After that the ones with approval pass, the rest don't.

Posted by: Peccable at April 27, 2011 8:43 AM

Keep Illinos Clean?

Posted by: MOTUS at April 27, 2011 3:09 PM

I alwasy mange to get sent to the jukn file, Gerad. Whut em I donig wrnog?

Posted by: Jewel at April 30, 2011 4:20 AM

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