Spam Whackers

Exposing Various Types of Spam – Offering SEO & Webmaster Tips

June 7, 2008

Cyveillance strikes again

Filed under: SEO General — Connie @ 9:31 am

I hadn’t seen any activity from this bot since Aug, 2007. I wrote this article “Who is Cyveillance?” and provided a list of then know IPs that the bot was known to operate from.

This time the bot hit from a new IP. Since the bot does not follow robots.txt it didn’t last long on my site. (more…)

June 5, 2008

List of Bad Bots

Filed under: Bad Bots,Robots-Spiders — Connie @ 8:53 pm

I’ve started something new. I’m publishing a list of bots that have disobeyed the robots.txt protocol on my sites. Because a bot is listed does not necessarily mean the bot is bad. It just means the bot did not obey the robots.txt file.

I think one thing that makes my list different from others (more…)

AdWords Phishing Scam

Filed under: E-Mail Spam,Scams — Connie @ 8:24 pm

Thanks to Barry Schwartz (aka rustybrick) for the heads up on this. You should read his post about this Adwords Scam on his blog. For more details take a look at his post.

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