Latest spam barrage

A mods-only forum. Drop SPAM in here!

Latest spam barrage

Postby Stuart SS » Tue Aug 16, 2011 10:51 am

:501

Hahaha

Got in early thsi time .. and put ban right on the Carn ~ He only got about 8-10 up before I cleared him.. As i see it if we get in early and then ban "him" he will get sick of it !! :158
User avatar
Stuart SS
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 1225
Joined: Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:59 am
Location: Or-strailia's tropical paradise; Far Far North Queensland !

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:27 pm

They're f***ing everywhere!

I banned the usernames, although if they're persistent that wont work for long. Probably deleted 40 posts and 20 users!

Also deleted 'jamewatson' who was posting for the sake of it (adding no value) with links in her signature they were using for SEO purposes on their site, hard to spot but the bastards are sneaky.

Thanks for your help SS, I'll keep monitoring....
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:40 pm

Done a shed-load more!

A question;

1) Do we needs more MODS - any recommendations?

P.S. The spammers were using *@mail.net, which I have now banned!
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 6:55 pm

Done a shed load more, I think that's it for now!!

Also took the email address, user names and IP address from http://www.stopforumspam.com/ and uploaded these into the banned list!
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 7:03 pm

I spoke too soon!

Am going to cleanse the database and delete those that have never posted!
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:03 pm

A few more deleted!!

F***ers are persistent, keep your eyes peeled.......
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby Stuart SS » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:53 pm

Yes .. I sat up till 22.00 hrs last night waiting but after the initial ban he did nto return till then .. But if we can maintain a watch and ban every time he lists he will get sick of it too !
User avatar
Stuart SS
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 1225
Joined: Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:59 am
Location: Or-strailia's tropical paradise; Far Far North Queensland !

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby Welsh Wizard » Tue Aug 16, 2011 11:38 pm

We need a way to ban a user name and remove all post buy them in one hit, and if they come back ban their IP at the same time.
we all ahd a go at the bastered last night, when I was banning his user name and then removing his post he was coming back with a new user name and reposting the crap, perhaps we need to vet all new users, say wait 24 hrs before account is activated, that way we have time to check IP's and if its a spammer back just ban the trafic from that IP
User avatar
Welsh Wizard
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 1400
Joined: Wed Jun 17, 2009 4:28 am
Location: Far Side of the World

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby The Doctor » Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:25 am

In the Administration Control Panal (under 'Manage Users') you can ban a user (by email, IP address, user name etc) and delete all their posts at the same time.

Suspect it might just be admin that can do this though?

Should we have a couple more 'Admin' users?
User avatar
The Doctor
Site Admin
 
Posts: 437
Joined: Thu May 28, 2009 11:21 pm

Re: Latest spam barrage

Postby Stuart SS » Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:44 am

Doc/ John

Well I can put my hand up BUT ~ I am now a plant (Blow-Mould ) operator and I am doing a lot more hours ~ So I can't guarantee my admin presence ~ But I agree best to have admin's on a Wide wide virtual 24 hour access ~ That puts John (NZ) and myself on a same time scale as opposed to your self Doc ( on a 10 hour variance.)
User avatar
Stuart SS
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 1225
Joined: Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:59 am
Location: Or-strailia's tropical paradise; Far Far North Queensland !

Next

Return to Mods-only!

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests