Look up an IP on Google to see if it turns up suspiciously often
Version: 0.02WWW::Modbot::Test::GoogleCount is a Perl module to look up an IP on Google to see if it turns up suspiciously often.
License: Perl Artistic License
Operating System: Linux
The WWW::Modbot::Test::GoogleCount module is a WWW::Modbot::Test implementation which looks at a text field and looks it up on Google to see if it appears too often. See the W::M::Test module for more information about the API.
A great deal of forum spam is posted using proxies or botnet zombies. These IPs, since they are used to post vast amounts of forum spam, often appear on Google with hit counts of thousands of pages. This is a very useful metric for spam discovery.