The Spammers Have Found Us

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Nick H
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#1 The Spammers Have Found Us

Post by Nick H » 16 Nov 2012, 17:39

Looks like spam has hit in a bad way today.

Sadly, once this problem occurs, like termites it doesn't seem to go away. Looks like Admin team will have to look at the anti-spam techniques for forums.
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#2 Re: The Spammers Have Found Us

Post by srkris » 21 Nov 2012, 02:03

This was particularly bad just one day, but I've cleaned this up now after changing the registration spambot security settings and there has not been a repeat since.
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#3 Re: The Spammers Have Found Us

Post by Nick H » 21 Nov 2012, 11:00

Well done! I noticed that either the mods had been working very hard or the threat had subsided :)
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#4 Re: The Spammers Have Found Us

Post by vasanthakokilam » 21 Nov 2012, 12:30

The mods did some surface level cleaning, but the acid rain was severe enough that the Admin had to come in with some heavy bleach and do a full wipe down and put some future-proof coating ;)
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