I think a spambot purge is in order.

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Khas
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I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by Khas » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:27 pm

20 members joined in three days. And just look at those members:
http://www.starfleetjedi.net/forum/memb ... ?start=250

Pretty sure they're spambots. I say delete 'em.

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Re: I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by Praeothmin » Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:55 pm

Yeah, I had to disapprove a lot of new E-mails that were in strange languages like Klingon or something...

JMS has been notified... :)

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Re: I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by Jedi Master Spock » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:55 pm

As a temporary measure, I've switched the new account anti-spambot measure to something different (since that might stymie the bots). A proper upgrade will be forthcoming in the next couple days.

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Re: I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by Mike DiCenso » Sat Dec 03, 2011 2:32 am

Praeo and I are holding down the fort, so to speak until those upgrades are in place, by blocking their posts and permabanning them. In the mean time, don't click on any links in the spambots' profiles. Based on the locations some of these bots are from, I would not risk a malware infection, as that is how these criminal and anarchist organizations spread them via seemingly innocent advertisments.
-Mike

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Re: I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by Mr. Oragahn » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:41 am

Guys, do you need some refreshment? Sandwiches? Some blankets?

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Re: I think a spambot purge is in order.

Post by mojo » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:46 am

A nine post prank to blame the whole thing on?

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