[pmwiki-users] Attack ?
edv-e at verkehrsplanung.com
Fri Dec 14 11:33:52 CST 2012
> Drechsel Wolf writes:
>> I'd been a happy pmwiki admin for years now. But now: It looks as
>> if my wiki is being attacked:
>> With high cpu load on the server, the PmWikiDe.PmWikiDe file has
>> grown to 106 MB, the contents is garbage of spam urls. I installed
>> the most recent pmwiki 2.2.45 a few days ago, but the same happened
>> I put all permissions to 777 to make the wiki work - that wasnt a
>> good idea?
> This looks like ordinary wikispam. If you have an open-for-editing
> wiki, this can happen sometimes. The spam is posted by automated
> bots, not by humans. If you set a password, even if it is displayed
> in your wiki pages or on the login form, the spam will stop. See:
> http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/OpenPass-Talk for something I
thanks for the quick reply. Strange enough - the whole site IS
Maybe I should change the pwd ?
> On pmwiki.org we have some spam filters which block most of the
> spam, see:
o.k., I installed this.
Did this as well.
And also that.
Read it. Difficult...
Right - now let's see what will happen. Exciting (-;
Yours with many thanks
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