[pydotorg-www] Changing default wiki permissions
mal at egenix.com
Thu Jan 24 17:13:56 CET 2013
On 24.01.2013 16:28, Radomir Dopieralski wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 3:13 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> We're currently working on setting up the new VM with the
>> Python and Jython wikis.
>> In order to increase security and also to help a bit with
>> avoiding spam/vandalism, we'd like to disable editing
>> of wiki pages without login.
>> Any objections ?
> I don't really have any objections, but it may interest you that the
> last few spammer attacks on the wiki all registered random accounts
> automatically and logged in before posting their spam.
I know it's not the ultimate tool against spammers :-)
We were thinking more about things like the attacks by script
kiddies we've seen after the Debian announcement. I would think
that having to log in before being able to run the action
would have made people think twice.
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