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 Post subject: Spam 2008
PostPosted: Sat Dec 06, 2008 2:11 pm 
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Can I hark back to your 2007 message in 'Announcements' -- our december forum clean up has been completed. There has been yet another wave of spam activity recently, so we have decided to do it thoroughly. All suspicious or inactive accounts have been removed.

For some time now I have been noticing a slowly increasing number of erroneous posts getting into the forum which, if tracked back, often lead to sets of the same messages being posted all over the place into other forums. At least one such post lead back straight to a s*x site. As you'll have noticed, the 'names' of many new 'members' clearly suggest links to s*x or dr*g marketing. Many other names suggest spambot randomisation.

Not sure how you can combat this using a phpBB format - it's renowned for being rather too open to spammers .... but good luck anyway.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 7:42 pm 
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yep, it's that time of the year, and the forum will be cleaned up again! Spammers always find their way :(, and I do not think we have as many problems as many other sites.
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