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We're receiving a lot of spam that looks like this:

Form field 1 (textfields): duYYAJPNaMVsC

Form field 2: icDiQOVRy

Form field 3: uSDzPEObWIrTsCidma

Form field 4: ODscxPiiqj

Form field 2: (textarea) 6YWx4t yykqtykkniwr, [url=http://nvuozttudquw.com/]nvuozttudquw[/url], [link=http://xnwfrkyueend.com/]xnwfrkyueend[/link], http://efuwqygexlaj.com/

What kind of spam is this and what purpose does it have? The links doesn't work and it's not advertisement.

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They're probably just testing your form to see if it is vulnerable. If it succeeds your site probably gets added to an automated tool and then will get "normal" spam on a regular basis.

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How do you think they measure "success"? I run a lot of sites each site receives a couple of these / month. –  Emil S. Apr 5 '11 at 8:49
    
@Emil, That depends on what they are trying to accomplish exactly. If it's to publish spam then they look for that. If it's to send spam emails then they'll look for that. –  John Conde Apr 5 '11 at 11:43
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