[Dshield] Test

Chris Wright dshield at yaps4u.net
Mon Feb 20 13:21:26 GMT 2006


Maybe it was sourced from a one time legitamate robot then hacked to do the
nasty deed.
Either way, it made it onto my block list thanks to the OP.

Chris 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org 
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Ed Truitt
> Sent: 20 February 2006 12:26
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Test
> 
> Maybe the idea was to read robots.txt to find out what the 
> site owner didn't want indexed - then treat *that* as the 
> highest priority stuff to grab...
> 
> -EdTr.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
> Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 20:40:04
> To:General DShield Discussion List <list at lists.dshield.org>
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Test
> 
> On Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:44:43 EST, "George A. Theall" said:
> > Well, the fact that it checks for a robots.txt file and ignores 
> > restrictions found there has caused me to ban it from web sites I 
> > control.
> 
> Whatever happened to malware writer's pride in workmanship?  
> Fetching a robots.txt and obeying what it says is one thing.  
> Totally failing to bother looking for a robots.txt that you 
> intend to ignore anyhow, to optimize your data raiding, is another.
> 
> But going to all the trouble of fetching it to ignore it is 
> just square-wheel.
> 
> "Nothing screams poor worksmanship quite like wrinkles in the 
> duct tape".  
> 
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