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Deep links to software downloads – the idiocy that just won’t stop!

My website statistics are off. If I were to believe Piwik, only about half of the visitors to the Raccoon page will actually download the application. Doing a quick grep over the webserver logs and counting unique IP addresses comes

Posted in Web

WordPress AdSense injection

I have about had it with WordPress AdSense plugins. There’s a ton of them out there (including themes with banner support) and none works properly. I don’t just want to inject a banner into a page, I want to inject

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The thing about download managers…

Here’s something I keep seeing in the webserver’s log (IP address anonymized) all the time:

And this is actually a rather tame example with “only” 17 requests (can be considerably more). What’s happening there? Well, The user in question

Posted in Tips and Tricks, Web