, Oh Those Russian Spammers

Those Russian spammers are hard working folk. I’m starting to see lately that my visitor logs receive pretty predictable traffic patterns from what I’m going to come out and guess are Russian spammers. You’ll see a pretty standard traffic pattern, something like: 17/Sep/2007 “” 17/Sep/2007 “” 17/Sep/2007 “” 17/Sep/2007 “” 17/Sep/2007 “”

And of course what you’ll eventually and always get is the eventual comment. Thankfully, the simple plugin WordPress provides block these comments, but this will keep happening because it works. Simple do a google search:

You’ll see thousands of comments on blogs, review sites, etc. which curiously both praise the blog poster and the Web site itself and always seems to get a plug in for some page on It’s time to say nyet to this type of this thing.

Post written by Ed Reckers

Founder and lead web development consultant at Red Bridge Internet : San Francisco WordPress Developers and Consultants.

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