Lunacy Unleashed

Notes from the field in the War on Spam

Bad Behavior 2.1 and 3.0 Roadmap

When I released Bad Behavior 2, I noted that due to time constraints I was unable to complete everything on the roadmap. Most of that is because spammers have dramatically stepped up their activity in recent weeks and the new version provides greatly improved protection against their attacks. Part of it is that as an unpaid project, I can only devote so much spare time to it.

Now that Bad Behavior 2.0 has stabilized, it’s time to update the roadmap in preparation for the next minor (2.1) and major (3.0) releases.

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August 5, 2006 Posted by | Bad Behavior, Blog Spam, ExpressionEngine, Firefox, Internet Explorer, LifeType, MediaWiki, Spam, WordPress | 15 Comments

Bad Behavior 2.0.5

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Bad Behavior 2.0.5 has been released to provide small bug fixes.

New in this release (since 2.0.4):

  • A bug affecting MediaWiki and ExpressionEngine users, and possibly others, caused database errors to be thrown when a POST request was received. This has been fixed. (I thought I’d fixed this previously, but apparently not. This one should fix it for real.)
  • A couple of additional spambots have been identified and blocked.

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August 5, 2006 Posted by | Bad Behavior, Blog Spam, ExpressionEngine, MediaWiki, Spam, WordPress | 8 Comments