New Wave of Spam

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  1. The_Roll_ Man

    The_Roll_ Man Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    This time around, I'm just hitting the 'report' tab, then writing in the word 'spam'.

    Not going to make a post, saying "reported".

    This was the advice given by Admin.
     
  2. screaming eagle

    screaming eagle Member Silver Stacker

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    Doing the same - it's interesting seeing some of the threads revived by the spammers.
     
  3. Currawong

    Currawong Member Silver Stacker

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    The site has probably been targeted by a botnet.
     
  4. Soprano16

    Soprano16 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    26 brand new threads now in the Q&A section - the bots have gone to town tonight!
     
  5. GoldenEye

    GoldenEye Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I got 5 pages of spam this morning. It's extremely annoying. :(
     
  6. Au-mageddon

    Au-mageddon Active Member

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    these spam robots just dont get the hint that they are not welcome here

    TURTLE OFF YOU DUCKS !!!!
     
  7. ozcopper

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    I've disabled registrations. Deleted 50+ new spam users but there was hundreds of registrations last night. It will take me some time to fix. I have to drive my wife to work so will be on it as soon as I get back.
     
  8. House

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    Deleted about 60 this morn :rolleyes: Looks like they've all been removed.
     
  9. SpacePete

    SpacePete Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Did nugget_hunter survive this one?
     
  10. ozcopper

    ozcopper Administrator Staff Member

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    All 200+ registrations since last night are gone and forum registrations are once again disabled.
     
  11. Au-mageddon

    Au-mageddon Active Member

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    It must be said that GoldPelican and OzCopper are doing a great job dealing with the enormous amount of fake viagra swilling spambots.

    Good job guys .. your efforts are much appreciated!
     
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    Skyrocket Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    ^ you forgot about House.
     
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    I'm easily forgtotted about

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  15. The_Roll_ Man

    The_Roll_ Man Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I didn't get involved on this occasion.
    Only as I was busy at work ( for a change ) and didn't get to access internet.
     

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