Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

#615 closed change (fixed)

[trac] add some anti-spam machinery

Reported by: philll Assignee: philll
Priority: P2 Milestone:
Module: Infrastructure Keywords:
Cc: Blocked By:
Blocking: Platform:
Ready: no Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
Review URL(s):

http://codereview.adblockplus.org/5748484741267456/

Description (last modified by philll)

Background

Apparently, out Trac instance for our issue tracker gets spammed more and more, as those examples show:

Ticket Status Resolution Summary
#415 closed rejected spam
#456 closed incomplete spam
#458 closed rejected spam
#470 closed rejected Spam
#478 closed incomplete spam
#490 closed incomplete spam
#502 closed incomplete spam
#503 closed incomplete spam
#515 closed rejected spam
#525 closed incomplete spam
#526 closed incomplete spam
#528 closed rejected spam
#555 closed incomplete spam
#557 closed incomplete spam
#560 closed incomplete spam
#570 closed incomplete spam
#574 closed incomplete spam
#575 closed incomplete spam
#576 closed incomplete spam
#578 closed incomplete spam
#586 closed incomplete spam
#587 closed incomplete spam
#588 closed incomplete spam
#589 closed incomplete spam
#590 closed incomplete spam
#593 closed incomplete spam
#595 closed incomplete spam
#596 closed incomplete spam
#597 closed incomplete spam
#598 closed incomplete spam
#599 closed incomplete spam
#602 closed incomplete spam
#603 closed incomplete spam
#605 closed incomplete spam
#606 closed incomplete spam
#621 closed incomplete spam
#622 closed incomplete spam
#623 closed incomplete spam
#624 closed incomplete spam
#625 closed incomplete spam
#626 closed incomplete spam
#627 closed incomplete spam
#630 closed incomplete spam
#631 closed incomplete spam
#632 closed incomplete spam
#633 closed incomplete spam
#634 closed incomplete spam
#635 closed incomplete spam
#637 closed incomplete spam
#638 closed incomplete spam
#643 closed incomplete spam
#668 closed duplicate adblock for safari ads spam to the email in outlook
#683 new Trac: Add whitelist to avoid spam filter.
#699 closed fixed [trac] set minimum karma of spambayes to -14
#1157 closed incomplete spam
#1329 closed incomplete spam
#1493 closed incomplete spam
#1690 closed incomplete spam
#3407 closed fixed Warning "unsafe CPOW usage" spammed to console when list of blockable items is open
#4005 closed rejected spam
#4006 closed rejected spam
#4007 closed rejected Spam
#4323 closed invalid spam
#5226 closed invalid spam
#5420 closed invalid spam
#5684 closed invalid spam
#5865 closed invalid spam
#6118 closed invalid spam
#6181 closed invalid spam
#6509 closed invalid spam
#6580 closed invalid spam
#6642 closed invalid spam
#6761 closed invalid spam
#6767 closed invalid spam
#6817 closed invalid spam
#6836 closed invalid spam
#6837 closed invalid spam
#6934 closed invalid spam
#7154 closed invalid spam
#7156 closed invalid spam
#7184 closed invalid spam
#7195 closed invalid Spam.
#7280 closed invalid spam
#7286 closed invalid spam
#7320 closed invalid spam
#7323 closed invalid spam
#7330 closed invalid spam
#7331 closed invalid spam
#7332 closed invalid spam
#7333 closed invalid spam
#7339 closed invalid spam
#7349 closed invalid spam
#7362 closed invalid spam
#7363 closed invalid spam
#7364 closed invalid spam
#7367 closed invalid spam
#7368 closed invalid spam
#7369 closed invalid spam
#7370 closed invalid spam
#7397 closed rejected Add "report spam" buttons to this TRAC
#7412 closed invalid spam
#7413 closed invalid spam
#7426 closed invalid spam
#7427 closed invalid spam
#7464 closed invalid spam
#7475 closed invalid spam
#7476 closed invalid spam
#7477 closed invalid spam
#7478 closed invalid spam
#7479 closed invalid spam
#7481 closed invalid spam
#7482 closed invalid spam
#7483 closed invalid spam
#7484 closed invalid spam
#7485 closed invalid spam
#7486 closed invalid spam
#7487 closed invalid spam
#7493 closed invalid spam
#7495 closed invalid spam
#7496 closed invalid spam
#7497 closed invalid spam
#7498 closed invalid spam
#7499 closed invalid spam
#7501 closed invalid spam
#7502 closed invalid spam
#7503 closed invalid spam
#7504 closed invalid spam
#7505 closed invalid spam
#7506 closed invalid spam
#7507 closed invalid spam
#7508 closed invalid spam
#7510 closed invalid spam
#7511 closed invalid spam
#7513 closed invalid spam
#7514 closed invalid spam
#7515 closed invalid spam
#7516 closed invalid spam
#7517 closed invalid spam
#7518 closed invalid spam
#7519 closed invalid spam
#7520 closed invalid spam
#7521 closed invalid spam
#7522 closed invalid spam
#7523 closed invalid spam
#7524 closed invalid spam
#7525 closed invalid spam
#7526 closed invalid spam
#7527 closed invalid spam
#7528 closed invalid spam
#7529 closed invalid spam
#7530 closed invalid spam
#7531 closed invalid spam
#7532 closed invalid spam
#7533 closed invalid spam
#7534 closed invalid spam
#7535 closed invalid spam
#7536 closed invalid spam
#7537 closed invalid spam
#7538 closed invalid spam
#7539 closed invalid spam
#7540 closed invalid spam
#7541 closed invalid spam
#7542 closed invalid spam
#7543 closed invalid spam
#7544 closed invalid spam
#7545 closed invalid spam
#7546 closed invalid spam
#7547 closed invalid spam
#7548 closed invalid spam
#7549 closed invalid spam
#7550 closed invalid spam


Until now, our moderators and staff are manually handling those issues, setting them to invalid/rejected. Apparently, this approach is binding valuable workforce.

What to change

Provide some at least semi-automated way of avoiding most of such spam attemps while not badly influencing Trac's functionality.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by philll

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comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by philll

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comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by philll

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  • Status changed from new to reviewing

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by philll

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed
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