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We're getting spammed

Postby javalin390 » Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:32 pm

All the top posts on the board are old ones that are being used peddle viagra. Is there any way to keep these scammers out of the forum???
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby jralbert » Sat Mar 14, 2020 8:24 pm

I finally figured out how to use me admin authority to dump the user who posted all the spam. I expect they'll be back...gone, too, are the posts. what a pita
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby MetalHead » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:17 am

Thanks!!
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby Busia » Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:06 pm

Looks like you have to do it again and delete the problem makers.
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby jralbert » Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:40 am

workin on it
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby Fastjeff » Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:31 am

Thanks. Those b*st*rds are relentless.

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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby bcassedy » Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:55 pm

Spammers are back! :evil:

Admins - are these snitheads those that have somehow gotten approval to post? Or have they hijacked real user's credentials?

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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby GB49 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:52 am

I think the forum has a virus. Might be good idea to quarantine. Prevent all posting and clean out the spambots.
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby jralbert » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:08 am

I just cleaned that spammer out..made him use a new password...deleted his account entirely..wiped out all his posts. Somehow, he gets re-authorized, supposedly by metalhead but I am not sure about that. If so, Metalhead must change his own pwd because it appears to have been compromised. This is the third time the same hacker has forced in.
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Re: We're getting spammed

Postby MetalHead » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:32 pm

It is a challenge to keep them out. My PWD is fine, I may be re-approving the account.
1959 Family Cruiser - Sold - Gary Dick - 12/05/14
1963 Express 31x10 - Sold - Joe & Ginger Tabor - 01/21/2017
1963 Express 31x8.5 - In Dry Dock - Restore Underway
1987 Sportsman - Lay Lake (Coosa River) Alabama
Big BigM 's Rule !!!
Columbiana, AL