Dec 18, 2006

mozilla/5.0 (000000000; User agent all Zeros

mozilla/5.0 (000000000; 0; 000 000 00 0; 00) 0000000000000000000 0000000 0000 000000 000000000000
84.176.234.188 p54B0EABC.dip.t-dialin.net


Anyone else seen this?

Is this some strange bot or is someones proxy changing all letters to zeros?

5 comments:

Devon said...

That is definately one of the most interesting ones I've seen.

Anonymous said...

I have seen the same one.

But could it just be an Asian string? Sometimes asian letters shows just squares...

jeff said...

NetBarrier on Mac OS X (firewall software) can be set to "hide" the user agent, and the string you are seeing is the string NetBarrier sends.

Will Macc said...

I think this is an Earthlink browser. I've posted an article on this one before, but since it's all zeros, not sure if its the same...
http://willmacc.wordpress.com/2007/02/13/spoofing-from-earthlink/

Will Macc said...

Sorry about this, but my blog - A Daily Rant has changed to http://www.a-daily-rant.com.
Thanks,
Will Macc