[Systems] Pootle Spam
cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 23:19:56 EDT 2010
The attack was continuing in real-time, so I deleted the user account.
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 11:15 PM, Chris Leonard <cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com>wrote:
> Unfortunately, I believe we are seeing our first linkspam attack on Pootle.
> This user:
> frannyberry at writeme.com
> Has made suggestions and submissions that appear to be some sort of
> linkspam. Like the following:
> 8gv5VE <a href="http://blcbwyhxwdcc.com/">blcbwyhxwdcc</a>, [url=
> Pootle does not give a convenient contributions and rollback capability
> like MediaWiki. Does anyone have a suggestion on how we should handle
> this? As a pootle admin, I can delete this account, but I am concerned it
> might just come back under a new name, so I haven't done that yet. The priv
> to submit is not always granted on every project, it is basically up to the
> language admins.
> I'm hoping we can come up with a countervandalism strategy before this gets
> much worse. Suggestions are needed.
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