This was a big month for the site - we finally broke 300,000 user agents!
To celebrate, we also added some features to our IP Directory - here are the details:
We recently added a new feature to our IP Directory.
We now provide best-guess geographical information about each IP address including country, city, region, and even Latitude and longitude.
Just think - now you can find out the hometown of all your favorite bots!
We saw our Rassler collection grow again this month - we had seen versions 0.6 through 0.13, and this month we added
We also saw a surprise visit from the
O'Reilly Link Checker (links from our published works) crawler.
Maybe we are referenced in one of their published works - hopefully in a positive light!
The SaladSpoon/ShopSalad 1.0 bot dropped in as well.
This bot crawls for the online shopping aggregator site known as ShopSalad.com.
New Nutch versions were rampant as usual, with these 11 debuting this month:
Another crafty script injection attempt - this attack was geared towards SQL injection, not cross site scripting.
This is the part of the post where I get on my soapbox and tell you that you should protect any and all sites you work on by adding protections from the web application layer all the way down to proper database permissions.
Here are the failed attempts we saw this month:
'; DROP TABLE `member`--
'; DROP TABLE `member`-- ">'>
Yacybot was extremely busy this month, dropping 23 new versions of their bots in our logs.
We won't bother listing them all, just follow this link to see our Yacybot collection.
This installment brings us to 316,779
user agents and 3,483