Investigation in a big spammer.

A few days ago I started receiving spam in my spam queue, not out of the ordinary as every now and then there is a spammer who gets through my plugin and Akismet will dump it in the spam queue. But this time it was different, yes Akismet still dumped the comments in my spam queue, but it was the amount of comments I received. It easily reached 800 comments a day and besides the IP address and email address used, they were all the same. It seems some spam group found themselves a nice big botnet to play with. But wait, why didn’t my plugin AVH First Defense Against Spam stop them from showing up in my spam queue. Time to do some investigating.
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