Posts Tagged ‘pligg spam’

Pligg Spammers And Using Google to Find Pligg V1.0.0 Sites

Pligg Spammers And Using Google to Find Pligg V1.0.0 Sites

Last week we decided to run a live install of Pligg v1.0.0 RC5 as a test to see if the usual spammers would come to visit it, lo and behold we were not disappointed with around ten spam registrations per...

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Author: on May 25th, 2009

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IndianPad User Account Spam Is A Growing Trend

IndianPad User Account Spam Is A Growing Trend

IndianPad is a social news website targeted towards the Indian language based community and based upon the Pligg system is suffering badly from the creation of spammy user accounts. What do these accounts look like and why are thy being...

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Author: on April 26th, 2009

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AutoPligg: Behind The Scenes Of The Pligg Spam Tool

AutoPligg: Behind The Scenes Of The Pligg Spam Tool

After we revealed the existence of an Automated Pligg spam tool titled AutoPligg yesterday an good samaritan simply going by the name "sorry" contacted us. Your probably thinking what did this user called sorry have to say, well nothing really?....

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Author: on July 29th, 2008

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AutoPligg Spam Tool: Pligg Spam Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

AutoPligg Spam Tool: Pligg Spam Just Got A Whole Lot Worse

If you have read any of our previous articles on Pligg Spam you will no doubt already be aware that Pligg has had more than it's fair share of spam related problems in the past. Pligg webmasters now face a...

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Author: on July 28th, 2008

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DesignFloat The Popular Pligg Site Gets Spam Attacked

DesignFloat The Popular Pligg Site Gets Spam Attacked

Many times before here at Social CMS Buzz we have spoken about outstanding vulnerabilities within the Pligg CSM system related to spam attacks, it seems today DesignFloat.com has come under siege and is experiencing some nasty pligg spam related problems...

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Author: on June 6th, 2008

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Pligg Spam From India And How To Stop It

Pligg Spam From India And How To Stop It

We already know from a previous article i wrote about a pycurl vulnerability that pligg is a heaven for spammers, it seems that the country of India is becoming a particular nuisance for user submitted spam though. We thought it...

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Author: on May 31st, 2008

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Pligg spammers still a problem in v9.9.0

Pligg spammers still a problem in v9.9.0

You probably thought pligg was getting better at dealing with spam entries, well you would be wrong pligg sites are a heaven for spammers and the developers haven’t even attempted the simple task in v9.9.0 of adding email verification to...

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Author: on March 28th, 2008

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Finally Pligg has a Askimet Spam Protection module

Finally Pligg has a Askimet Spam Protection module

In the CMS world pligg has been long renowned for it’s ease to make spam comments and posts, up until now the Developers had done very little if nothing to tackle this problem. It would seem after post’s at the...

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Author: on December 11th, 2007

Category: Pligg Modules

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