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Bot Net slowing down

As a follow on to my post about the slow cycle bot net  it now looks like its slowing down (i.e. Fail2ban has blocked most of the compromised machines).

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A very large but sneakily slow bot-net?

Anyone who runs a server is used to it to being attacked by compromised machines which target their SSH services, their web services and their email services. The attack on the email services takes two forms : either trying to … Continue reading

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Semalt – the SEO company who lie to you.

On January 24th Andrew Timchenko from Semalt sent me a Private message on Facebook: Dear Stephen From now on your websites: tty.org.uk Canalplan.org.UK Canalplan.EU Canalplan.co.UK Pubnight.org.uk won’t be visited by our robots. I would like to bring apology on the … Continue reading

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Semalt really don’t get it

I posted on Semalt’s facebook and they deleted my posts. I made another post suggesting that deleting my posts simply confirmed that they were a rogue element. Then they tried to friend me… I have a rule on Facebook : … Continue reading

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Semalt.com – Rogue element? Or just scum?

So Google is full of sites posting about the above company … they would seem to be trying to do some sort of SE ranking or are they just complete arses? This is an example from one of my site … Continue reading

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