Ravens PHP Scripts: Forums
 

 

View next topic
View previous topic
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Ravens PHP Scripts And Web Hosting Forum Index -> NukeSentinel™
Author Message
afc
Worker
Worker


Joined: Aug 16, 2003
Posts: 107
Location: USA

PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 12:07 pm Reply with quote

This is a active user of my site and he was banned could you tell me why he was banned,

THis was under harvester Microsoft URL Control - 6.00.8862



You have been blocked from entering this site.

You are using a possible Harvester on this site.

All of the following information has been gathered to assist the webmaster
should this need to be report to local or federal officers.

User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; .NET CLR
1.1.4322)
Remote Address: 69.171.238.96
Client IP: none
Forwarded For: none
Date Blocked: 2004-09-13 22:01:29
Block expires: Permanent



NukeSentinelT 2.0.2 by: NukeScripts.net
 
View user's profile Send private message
GeekyGuy
Client


Joined: Jun 03, 2004
Posts: 302
Location: Huber Heights Ohio

PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2004 1:06 pm Reply with quote

The info I found about Microsoft URL Control - 6.00.8862 is:
Quote:
it's pretty obvious that someone is using microsoft url control to automatically check websites for the existence of a basic form to email script which they can use, probably for spamming. this is a very good reason to block microsoft url control.

And:
Quote:
Microsoft URL Control - could be anybody, friend or foe. I think this bot also looks for formmail.pl or cgi, to gain access to the website or collect email addresses. I have seen this snoop bot in my logs before and decided to disallow it with robots.txt.
I believe you can stop this bot by .htaccess as well, but in order to avoid blocking to many visitors I haven't gone that far.

I do not know why your user was showing as using this bot or script, unless he was

_________________
"The Daytona 500 is ours! We won it, we won it, we won it!", Dale Earnhardt, February 15th, 1998, Daytona 500 
View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Visit poster's website Yahoo Messenger MSN Messenger ICQ Number
Display posts from previous:       
Post new topic   Reply to topic    Ravens PHP Scripts And Web Hosting Forum Index -> NukeSentinel™

View next topic
View previous topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You can attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001-2007 phpBB Group
All times are GMT - 6 Hours
 
Forums ©