Strange url's in not found column

  • Nobody/Anonymous

    I am using Awstats 6.1 on a Cobalt RaQ550. There are some very strange URL's in the 'not found' page. Such as: "" that does not exits and was referred by "" which is genuine, and "" that does not exits and again was referred from a genuine page. There are many such instances.

    Can someone explain this please, they are filling up my Pages Not Found section.

    Bob Isaac

    • Thorsten Franzke

      In 99% of the cases it's either one of the following:

      a) Logfile-Spammers
      b) Worms checking for a vulnerability of your site
      c) Mass-Mailers checking for a forms vulnerability

      You really shouldn't concentrate on these all too much.

      Best regards,



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