Bots configured badly

Posted by joy


While I was checking my Web site logs last night I noticed another strange “guest” username entry. So armed with my monthly Apache logs and the grep command, I found the offender and it is indeed a badly configured bot.

168.75.177.103
- guest
[25/Jul/2004:05:41:07 -0400]
“GET / HTTP/1.1″ 200 28287
“-”
“Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.01; Windows NT 5.0)”

Searching for the 168.75.177.103 IP address on Google shows that this bot or crawler or whatever it is, has gotten around.


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