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  • Hi

    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.

    Thanks

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

    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

    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.

    Chris_K
    Member

    @handysolo

    Why not just install Bad Behavior?

    http://www.ioerror.us/software/bad-behavior/

    The strange thing is Some of the hackers’ ip are 72.30.61.21, 72.30.98.33 and 72.30.103.156. 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: 72.30.0.0 – 72.30.255.255
    CIDR: 72.30.0.0/16
    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
    Comment:
    RegDate: 2005-01-28
    Updated: 2005-10-19

    I wonder what is happening…
    yahoo…

    Samuel B
    Participant

    @samboll

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

    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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