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Spammed to buggery

Postby Big Lazy » Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:50 am

Looks like it was a busy night for the kitchen and interior design spam bots last night. I've just spent the last 20 mins cleaning up after them lol :GG
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Re: Spammed to buggery

Postby liquidator96 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:35 am

I know this is a stupid question, but I'll ask it anyway, er.hm....
Is there anyway to block their I.P. address?

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Re: Spammed to buggery

Postby the blade master » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:17 pm

thats the way its normally done but its not allways successesfull for reasons im not going to divulge
on an open forum.
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Re: Spammed to buggery

Postby Mellony » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:51 pm

liquidator96 wrote:I know this is a stupid question, but I'll ask it anyway, er.hm....
Is there anyway to block their I.P. address?


Most spam bots crawl through botnets & infected PC's these days - source IP is nearly always different - had 14 bot accounts register on another forum i manage this morning, every one was from an IP id not blocked (and ive blocked thousands), blocking an IP does little to no good :(

I wouldn't mind but the forums i manage all use Googles ReCaptcha AND email verification in the registration process and i STILL get a dozen per day - MOST annoying - no easy answers.
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Re: Spammed to buggery

Postby the blade master » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:56 pm

hi mell
hows your gizmo coming on not heard/seen owt for a while?
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Re: Spammed to buggery

Postby Moon » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:48 pm

Back in the day when I was an Admin' here and this forum was buzzing, 17 other regular members had posted with the same IP as mine - I believe it was known as a 'dynamic IP'. :S
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