Spam issue

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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 12:35 am

When you ban the user, does it ban the ip address too?
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 1:29 am

Maybe a good method of blocking future spam is to automatically prevent (or delete) a comment/topic/post which uses non-English characters, as we do not support other languages of discussion on this site anyway. The users probably shouldn't get banned for that though since sometimes it might be an accident, banning would be a step later after analyzing the post they had made for spam.
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 1:34 am

At least stop allowing url's in titles.
Thats just annoying in any language.
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 1:47 am

@newt
At least stop allowing url's in titles.
If only that were easy. Can't stop URLs in titles whatwith all the non-ASCII characters used. : (
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 8:12 am

@Scirra

Please close registration until this spamming stuff is sorted ....

There is a rapid decline in visitors, and it will not do the forum/site reputation any good.

This spam is making visiting here a lot less pleasant and t.b.h. it looks like crap and poor upkeep that it is allowed to go on for days without a simple temporary solution such as closing registration for a few days (with a notification informing them) until a more permanent fix is in place ....
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 9:00 am

You just need to fool the spammer into thinking what they're posting is going through so they keep using the same method.
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 11:34 am

producermark11 wrote:looks like Korean


Korean, Japanese, Chinese, some Indonesian, banning these characters would do little, next you'll see spam in Tellugu and whatnot :x
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 11:47 am

It seems a lot of places getting hit by this one all over the internet. Forums video sites etc etc, and seems like it's escalating. Time to make some tin foil hats and prepare for the collapse of the internet, and the world as we know it. :p lol

Any news articles about this yet?
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 3:13 pm

8 pages of new spam. Hate to say it but denying new user registration will be the only way to stop this for now.

And there has to be a better solution than captcha, because ATM that ain't workin'.
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Post » Sun May 17, 2015 3:42 pm

DatapawWolf wrote:8 pages of new spam. Hate to say it but denying new user registration will be the only way to stop this for now.

And there has to be a better solution than captcha, because ATM that ain't workin'.


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