WAF 300011

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Active rule currently in use.

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Atomicorp.com WAF Rules: Spam: Pharmacy


This rules detects patterns commonly used by web spammers when attempting to post pharmacy type spam on web forums, blogs, comment systems, wikis and other websites. This by itself may not be an indication of spam if the website normally allows this type of content.

False Positives

A false positive can occur when a website legitimately uses this type of content, or if there is an error in the patterns used to detect this. The rules contain a large library of known web applications and safe methods for using this content, such as administrative functions, and can detect known safe methods and ignore them. However it is possible for a new or custom application to do this in an unknown manner and incorrectly trigger this rule.

If your website allows Pharmacy related content, simply disable this rule.

If your website does not allow this type of content, and you believe this is a false positive, please report this to our security team to determine if this is a legitimate case, or if its clever attack on your system. Instructions to report false positives are detailed on the Reporting False Positives wiki page. If it is a false positive, we will fix the issue in the rules and get a release out to you promptly.

Tuning Guidance

If you know that this behavior is acceptable for your application, you can tune it by by following the guidance in the Tuning the Atomicorp WAF Rules page.

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