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Strategies for coping with hyperagressive spambots?

A couple of my sites are getting slammed by a hyperagressive distributed spambot. It's just pure link spam. It all comes from one user name, but from a variety of IPs. Akismet is catching the spam, ...
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Tips for finding SPAM links injected into the_content

I'm working on a client's site and I noticed that posts have a hidden <div> filled to SPAM links to dick pills, etc. Hoping to get lucky, I searched for some of the keywords in the database ...
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Unwanted Links and Spam Wordpress Pages and Posts

In webmaster tools I have a number of crawling errors of the Google spider. for example http://mydomain.com/my-page/de/roulette.html They say they cannot crawl to this page.. but what kind of page ...
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How to stop direct HTTP POST to a PHP script?

I have a form on my site, created using Contact Form 7 with Captcha. Contents of the form when POSTed are being sent to a PHP script, the "action" attribute of the form is set to ...
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How to expire all wordpress user passwords instantly?

So I own an article directory website and recently a lot of bots have signed up and started posting spam. (I approve posts prior to publication) I've added a captcha to the user registration page now ...
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Has anyone developed a anti-spam plugin to simply allow users to BLOCK whatever they wish to, but one that will also go easy on IP addresses?

I'm new here xD I'm thinking of developing a plugin to allow users to block ANY spammy traces (IPs, Email addresses, Website URLs, phone numbers, phrases, etc etc) from those evil spammers. BUT, ...
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What do spammers gain by signing up as a user?

The majority of new user signups I receive on my Wordpress blog look dodgy, with @someblog.com, @somearticle.com, or @gmail.com addresses. What do they gain by signing up as a new user?
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Spam injected in w3 total cache page cache

I'm trying to fix a site which has been injected with external spam. After inspection I found out that the external content (so far just html advertising different kinds of drugs, no scripts) was in ...