[Rack] wiki spam

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Fri Mar 15 02:15:40 UTC 2013


I believe Leif did, with perl -pi
-c

On 3/14/13 7:12 PM, Andy Isaacson wrote:
> Any idea who did this hack?  I'm looking at the mediawiki install and
> there are several hundred places where "wpTextbox1" appears, I'm loathe
> to change them manually.  Seems likely to break something.
>
> (It's a great hack which we totally should reinstate.)
>
> -andy
>
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 07:08:46PM -0700, Casey Callendrello wrote:
>> I meant that we used to have the wpTextbox2 fix active, but it has
>> gone away. It is security by obscurity of the worst sort, but it
>> works (for now).
>> -c
>>
>> On 3/14/13 3:44 PM, miloh wrote:
>>> If you figure out another fix, pass it along to SudoRoom,  they run a
>>> mediawiki install that is also under sustained spammer barrage.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:
>>>> A while ago, we stopped wikipedia spam by renaming the name of the <textbox>
>>>> tag from wpTextbox1 to wpTextbox2.  That seems to have been lost, and we're
>>>> getting a lot of spam again.
>>>>
>>>> Can someone with access to noisebridge.net do that? plz thx.
>>>>
>>>> --Casey
>>>>
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