January 27, 2005

Exploit

Steve over at Absit Invidia has been the target of an MT Exploit attack. I’m just now familiarizing myself with what that means, but for him it means that his host kicked him off line for a while and he’s (rightly) none too happy about the whole situation.

Take pity on the guy who deserves a heck of a lot better, and curse those spammers.

Aces Full is probably vulnerable to the same attack, so I’m starting to wonder where I am going to look for alternatives and ways to head off any similar problems…

Posted by James at January 27, 2005 3:20 PM
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Wow, the previous post is extremely intriguing! (in a reality tv sort of way, I guess)

As for this one, I hope you'll share the info you can glean in avoiding one of these attacks. I'm sticking with mt2.661 for a long time.

Posted by: Bil at January 27, 2005 7:54 PM

So, he lost priveleges because of something a spammer did using his blog? Sounds pretty harsh.

Posted by: briwei at January 27, 2005 7:57 PM

Try Wordpress

Posted by: at January 28, 2005 10:09 AM

If you have comment notifications enabled, then you are vulnerable. MoveableType has released a fix (Version 3.15). You can get it here:
http://www.movabletype.org/news/2005/01/movable_type_315_release.shtml


Posted by: jeremy at January 28, 2005 10:11 AM

I'm back.

Jeremy, I read that too but my comment notification has always been disabled and they still got me.

I'm scratching my head on this one.

Posted by: Steve at January 28, 2005 7:06 PM

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