Yes, comment spam is everywhere. Spammers will never stop trying to find new ways to get their silly links into other peoples blogs. Even though almost every blog puts the nofollow attribute on the comments, spammers still think that their site will be boosted because of the inbound links.
I recently upgraded to BlogEngine 1.6 on this blog and found that we suddenly were being attacked by 250+ spammers a day trying to get their comments on the blog. But our existing VistaDB Blog (was running 1.5) did... (more)