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Reporting spambots

Postby tramp » Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:44 am

@raboof

Didn't you realize that you talk to a BOT here??
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Re: trash

Postby raboof » Wed Dec 24, 2014 12:54 pm

tramp wrote:Didn't you realize that you talk to a BOT here??

I suspected so, how are you so sure?

Feel free to use the 'reporting' feature of the forum when you see more such posts, by the way.

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Re: trash

Postby tramp » Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:53 pm

raboof wrote:I suspected so, how are you so sure?


The post is off-topic and simply a copy of an older post :
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=59#p146

raboof wrote:Feel free to use the 'reporting' feature of the forum when you see more such posts, by the way.

Oh, I've done that, but as I didn't get response, and the reported user/post is still there, I didn't use that feature anymore.
You wont more? Here you go:
ConnieKeefe : viewtopic.php?f=24&t=13158&p=57855#p57855
(Copy part of the top post)
riham: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10640&p=57828#p57828
(off-topic and as well a simple old post copy)
Already have change his signature to a spam link.
I've talked with GraysonPeddie about this issue here:
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=13223#p57991

Those bots are easy to detect, as they use all the same "engine". Register, set a simple signature, make a post with copied old content. Wait some time and then change the signature to commercial off-topic stuff.
I've 2-3 of those every week in my own forum. Didn't know, how we could avoid that they could register,

I just realizes that ConnieKeefe have change his signature as well already.
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Re: trash

Postby raboof » Wed Dec 24, 2014 8:29 pm

tramp wrote:
raboof wrote:Feel free to use the 'reporting' feature of the forum when you see more such posts, by the way.

Oh, I've done that, but as I didn't get response, and the reported user/post is still there, I didn't use that feature anymore.


Ah, I usually do delete the reported users (and their posts).

tramp wrote:You want more? Here you go:

ConnieKeefe : viewtopic.php?f=24&t=13158&p=57855#p57855
riham: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10640&p=57828#p57828


Thanks, those seem to have been the last ones in the queue, guess I missed them. Removed those and the 'zohaa' mentioned in the thread you linked.

tramp wrote:I've 2-3 of those every week in my own forum. Didn't know, how we could avoid that they could register


Adding a 'custom security question' worked surprisingly well in the past, I suppose they've cracked this one now though. I wonder if this'd be as simple as updating the question ;).

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby lazyklimm » Thu Jan 22, 2015 1:18 pm

Adding a 'custom security question' worked surprisingly well in the past


Make a new one, something like "type in last 8 symbols of md5sum of base64 of this text" :)

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby tramp » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:38 pm

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby khz » Thu Jan 22, 2015 5:48 pm

[X] done
thx 4 report \o/
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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby tramp » Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:33 pm

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby khz » Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:45 pm

Are you sure about mithanbabag and ali4444?
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GNU/LINUX@AUDIO ~ /Wiki $ Howto.Info && GNU/Linux Debian installing >> Linux Audio Workstation LAW
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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby tramp » Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:12 pm

Yes,
tramp wrote:
raboof wrote:I suspected so, how are you so sure?


The post is off-topic and simply a copy of an older post :
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=59#p146

raboof wrote:Feel free to use the 'reporting' feature of the forum when you see more such posts, by the way.

Oh, I've done that, but as I didn't get response, and the reported user/post is still there, I didn't use that feature anymore.
You wont more? Here you go:
ConnieKeefe : viewtopic.php?f=24&t=13158&p=57855#p57855
(Copy part of the top post)
riham: viewtopic.php?f=4&t=10640&p=57828#p57828
(off-topic and as well a simple old post copy)
Already have change his signature to a spam link.
I've talked with GraysonPeddie about this issue here:
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=13223#p57991

Those bots are easy to detect, as they use all the same "engine". Register, set a simple signature, make a post with copied old content. Wait some time and then change the signature to commercial off-topic stuff.
I've 2-3 of those every week in my own forum. Didn't know, how we could avoid that they could register,

I just realizes that ConnieKeefe have change his signature as well already.
On the road again.

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby khz » Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:17 pm

ok, thx :D
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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby tramp » Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:22 pm

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby katopan » Wed Aug 26, 2015 4:50 am

User douseeyou is spamming the forum.

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby raboof » Wed Aug 26, 2015 10:52 am

katopan wrote:User douseeyou is spamming the forum.

You can 'report' his posts, too.

Looks like the user has been deleted already though.

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Re: Reporting spambots

Postby briandc » Wed Aug 26, 2015 3:59 pm

Reminds me of certain video games of the 80s... :D


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