[Trisquel-devel] New antispam measures

Andrew R. andrew.roffey at connect.qut.edu.au
Mon Sep 2 00:59:36 CEST 2013

On 01/09/13 23:44, ruben at trisquel.info wrote:
> Following the latest spam bursts I've installed two new 
> countermeasures: a form honeypot and the BadBehavior script. Both
> are designed to deal with automated script bots, either by deceiving
> them into revealing that they are a bot, or by analyzing their
> behavior so the connection can be dropped if it does not comply with
> what a real browser should do.
> Please inform here if you find any unexpected result, like legitimate
> users or networks getting blocked.

Hello Ruben,

Unfortunately I received the following error this morning from a Tor

> Error 403
> We're sorry, but we could not fulfill your request for 
> /en/project/issues on this server.
> You do not have permission to access this server. Before trying 
> again, run anti-virus and anti-spyware software and remove any 
> viruses and spyware from your computer.
> Your technical support key is: 1fac-1e01-2b02-1b1f
> You can use this key to fix this problem yourself.
> If you are unable to fix the problem yourself, please contact info at
> trisquel.info and be sure to provide the technical support key shown
> above.

Using the "New Identity" option fixed it though.

Andrew Roffey     http://andrew.roffey.org
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