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How many unique Bot attempts do you get a day

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by tenants, Nov 21, 2012.

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How many unique Bot attempts do you get a day

  1. I get about 1 attempt per day

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  2. I get about 10 attempts per day

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    0.0%
  3. I get about 50 attempts per day

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  4. I get about 100 attempt pers day

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    0.0%
  5. I get about 200 attempt pers day

    4 vote(s)
    44.4%
  6. I get about 500 attempt pers day

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  7. I get about 1000 attempt pers day

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    0.0%
  8. I get about 2000 attempt pers day

    1 vote(s)
    11.1%
  9. I get more than 3000 attempt pers day

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    11.1%
  1. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    When I say unique, I mean unique IP address + unique email + unique username (since some cycle through these)

    These bots still might not be unique (since some change all 3) but it gives an idea.
     
  2. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    I get about 25 uniques from StopCountrySpam (before they hit the registration page, but I only block 2 countries) + 125 (from FoolBotHoneyPot + CustomImgCaptcha combined) per day... and this is a brand free site, so I imagine most get hit a lot more (of course none get through)

    so ~ 150 - 200

    If I counted every non-unique IP address/email/username, I guess this would be well over the thousands!
     
  3. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    No idea how many attempts, but my Q+A haven't let one through yet.
     
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  4. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    We get about 500 according to the sonnb spam mod.
     
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  5. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    I'm sorry to say they will, QA is very much on it's way out
    If you don't have any plugin that logs this kind of data (all 3 above do), there is always the access logs (but that would be a headache to go through)

    I know XenUtiles logs this data, and I'm pretty sure StopForumSpam logs this data too... so I guess those users and the users that use any of the 3 above are the people I'm asking
     
  6. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    and that's unique, ouch...
    at some point these bots must be having a noticeable impact server resources
     
  7. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    I get more than 3000 attempt pers day

    Them cyber bots seem to love me. And it is almost more than 1/2 of them are using v6 IP addresses. This is something XenForo really does need to make a top priority.
     
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  8. Brandon Sheley

    Brandon Sheley Well-Known Member

    I didn't check each ip but they are unique username and emails.
    We're on a relatively small host and I've not noticed any issues.
    We also block a bunch of stuff via the htaccess file, so some aren't even seeing the site.

    ps.. my 500 may have been off, I've blocked 2500 attempts since saturday, so closer to 650 a day.
     
  9. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    I'm getting about 50. They seem to cycle through 5 attempts each, changing either Username and or E-Mail per IP address attempt from what I can see in the failed attempts log.
     
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  10. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

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    9:49 AM here. So this should give you an idea on how the rest of the day will be :eek: :confused:
     
  11. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    What did you do to upset them.:LOL: Sorry...
    Are you branded with a high PR / forum is quite old?
     
  12. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    I'm not exactly sure I understand your 2nd question....

    However I assume it has to do with our web site name. Socially Uncensored

    The word uncensored kind of brings a lot of attention, namely porn spam or spam bots that want to post those "download X here" type links.


     
  13. tenants

    tenants Well-Known Member

    Man... that's hard core ;) :p ... "why you think the net was born" ... "grab your ... and double click" ... some fantastic quotes there

    I meant branded (have "Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2012 XenForo Ltd." / a XenForo alternative) at the bottom.
    Leaching this out from a Google crawl is often how many linklist are created for XRumer

    And a a high Google Page rank => link building target... if only they weren't nofollow...
    Selling link list of high PR sites is quite common.... With great Power PR comes great Responsibility Spam attempts

    But "uncensored" could be one of the reasons.
     
  14. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I usually get 5 a day.
    But it's been like 70 lately.
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    MEH.
     

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