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BOT SPAM

Discussion in 'Support Questions' started by BrainStorm, Feb 10, 2015.

  1. BrainStorm Member

    Hey,

    This spam we get on the forum is really annoying no? lol
    Can't the mods just ban their ip addresses? Or do they just come back with new ips?
    There must be some way to stop it :(
  2. broomstick Global Moderator

    Please report spam.

    If you also let other users know that it was reported by posting to the thread it saves them from duplicating your work.
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  3. BrainStorm Member

    Yes I got that, I have heard it here on the forum =P
    But what about ip ban question?
  4. Darth Alor Member

    Could ban Ip's but they could just change it or get more in a botnet
  5. BrainStorm Member

    +1
    thanks for the reply.
    Yea I figured, but maybe it would take them awhile to realize, at least some hours no?
    Unless if they have it automated to get a new one :s
  6. Disambiguation Global Moderator

    Its more than one group and the IPs change. Posting in the "Please down vote this spam "thread makes the spam hide until a Mod can get to it.
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  7. TorontosRoot Member

    Guise it's happening again! All over the site, somebody is posting garbage using randomly generated usernames. We gotta flush these pieces of crap out or put an IP ban on whoever is doing it, temporarily that is.
  8. Disambiguation Global Moderator

    Please go comment in the threads that are active for you and I can work on them
  9. TorontosRoot Member

    It's at least a hundred. If there's a recent activity or unread posts section, you could catch the perps that way. I'm totally unsure if there is. :/ (would be very helpful)
  10. TorontosRoot Member

    Yeah, I noticed. They're exploiting a vulnerability with the forum software.
  11. Edouard will fix it.
  12. He can't fix himself a sandwich never mind anything else.
  13. TorontosRoot Member

    What can he fix?
  14. Anything he wants.

    [IMG] [IMG]
  15. TorontosRoot Member

    We n€ed Mo4r g3eks.
  16. The bot spam is now bearable and kinda cute
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