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bbAntiSpam Forum Index - Announces - Links Rejector, 1.0.0->1.0.1
Joined: 18 Apr 2006
Location: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
|Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2006 5:08 am Post subject: Links Rejector, 1.0.0->1.0.1
|The version 1.0.0 sends too much data about your server to us. More precisely, the whole content of the $_SERVER variable is sent. Starting with the version 1.0.1, only the spam-related data is sent. Details are in the faq.
To update from 1.0.0 to 1.0.1 just copy the new includes/functions_bbas.php over the old file.
By the way, here is the explanation why so much data was sent. I noticed that different spam bots sometimes have different data in the $_SERVER variable. I think that it is possible to understand
* what is the bot (XRumer, ...),
* what other forums are visited by the bot.
I'm very curious. Therefore bbAntiSpam was sending all the data to me for future analysis.
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