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Announcement SPAM increase...

Discussion in 'Site Announcements and Feedback' started by GazHyde, Aug 15, 2019.

  1. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    Hi all,

    For some reason there has been marked increase in SPAM accounts attempting to register. So far the system has worked well and flagged/blocked the registrations, but a couple managed to get through. You either saw the posts or not, most likely I deleted them before most would have seen them.

    Please use the Report button should you see anything posted which looks weird, and for goodness sake don't blindly click on links. The few posts that got through were unintelligible unless you speak Russian, but don't just rely on that as the only way to spot them.

    To give you some context, the SPAM filter usually traps maybe 4 attempts a week. We've been averaging just between over 30-40 a day for the last 6/7 days, no idea if that's likely to tail off or not.

    Gaz
     
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  2. spurs fan in a coupe

    spurs fan in a coupe Zorg Guru (IV)
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    A few old veterans would have got excited about the title of this thread
     
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    Pingu Zorg Guru (I)

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    I wasn't excited - I was concerned that I may have to get down to Costco and fill my cellar with chopped pork.
     
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    It’s all because of @spurs fan in a coupe ’free knob’ threads - that’s got the site a certain, special kind of ranking now...
     
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    ....... up town top ranking ........

    Tony.