SPAM

Discussion in 'Suggestions and Feedback' started by Ghostman 1, Aug 21, 2012.

  1. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    THERE IS JUST WAY TOO MUCH SPAM COMING INTO THIS FORUM, IS THIS A COMPUTER FORUM OR A PHARMACY....LETS REMOVE THIS STUFF AND REMOVE SOME OF THESE TOPICS THAT PUT SPAM IN THIS FORUM..
     
  2. Sniper

    Sniper Administrator Staff Member

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    hey ghost

    looks like we were on some list which people are using to spam the forum (plus other forums), hackers have a found way to get past the human verification process. I have a few things that have helped, stopped over 2000 registration.

    I've changed a few things so helpfully it should help.
     
  3. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Isn't there some way to Block these losers...
     
  4. Sniper

    Sniper Administrator Staff Member

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    Were trying, we have ip bans, email bans, checks against external spam lists etc. These days its pretty easy to setup cloud servers and start spamming which also means their IP address is different every time.
     
  5. Ghostman 1

    Ghostman 1 Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like you have your hands full..
     
  6. RHochstenbach

    RHochstenbach Administrator Staff Member

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    I think it wouldn't be a bad idea to close old threads, to limit the amount of topics that can be spammed.
     
  7. Sniper

    Sniper Administrator Staff Member

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    will look into that, maybe its already built-in, the primary problem was we had thousands of new spam threads posted.
     

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