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Old 09-15-2011, 09:24 PM
Lamar Owen
Default URGENT: Website and fora at risk due to automated spammer account creation

On Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:28:54 AM Phil Schaffner wrote:
> The motivation of the bad guys is not clear to me. Perhaps they are
> just expecting to generate hits on their URLs by search engines, or just
> want to be disruptive.

SEO spam. The ardour.org site gets hit a lot by it.

But, then again, perhaps the same folks who zorched kernel.org and the Linux Foundation sites are up to no good.
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