trackback hacking attempts (8 posts)

  1. Leion
    Posted 10 years ago #


    I used an old blog by boastmachine and some hackers used the trackback and successfully hacked into my blog.

    I have removed the old blog and switched to wordpress. Now I find that they are till tring to hack in through trackback.

    Is there any chance that they will be successful? Or should I disable trackback altogether? How can I ban them from accessing my trackback? They are using alot of ips to access my trackback at the moment.


  2. Leion
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Is there a script that blocks/ban people who tried to access trackbacks without valid api or trying to acecss trackback multiple times?

  3. Leion
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Ok I realise they are trying to target the old trackback.php from my old blog which used another blogging script.

    See http://leion.net

  4. charle97
    Posted 10 years ago #

    you can use a spider trap. instead of naming the trap getout.php as in the example, name the file the same as the old trackback file.

  5. Chris_K
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Why not just install Bad Behavior?


  6. Leion
    Posted 10 years ago #

    The strange thing is Some of the hackers' ip are, and They are on my blog right now.

    A check with whois,
    OrgName: Inktomi Corporation
    OrgID: INKT
    Address: 701 First Ave
    City: Sunnyvale
    StateProv: CA
    PostalCode: 94089
    Country: US

    NetRange: -
    NetName: INKTOMI-BLK-5
    NetHandle: NET-72-30-0-0-1
    Parent: NET-72-0-0-0-0
    NetType: Direct Allocation
    NameServer: NS1.YAHOO.COM
    NameServer: NS2.YAHOO.COM
    NameServer: NS3.YAHOO.COM
    NameServer: NS4.YAHOO.COM
    NameServer: NS5.YAHOO.COM
    RegDate: 2005-01-28
    Updated: 2005-10-19

    I wonder what is happening...

  7. Samuel B

    Posted 10 years ago #

    That's just Yahoo indexing your site.
    Install the Bad Behavior plugin. It's great and keeps track of what it kills.

  8. Leion
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Not sure why yahoo is indexing so long on my blog on the old address, scanning nonexistance files. I shall install the bad behaviour plugin

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