Spam on the forums

Spam on the forums

Postby mightyohm » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:09 pm

I try to delete spam as soon as I see it. Usually spam doesn't live long around here, a day at most.

However, if you see any obvious spam on the forums, send me a quick PM and I'll take care of it.

Don't respond to the spam topics, that just makes more work when I delete them.
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Re: Spam on the forums

Postby mightyohm » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:31 pm

I changed the registration CAPTCHA to see if that has any effect on reducing the amount of spam.

If we keep seeing spammers I'll try some other approaches.
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Re: Spam on the forums

Postby mightyohm » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:46 pm

Tonight I added a blacklist plugin that should help further reduce the number of spammers that are able to get past the registration questions.

The plugin may cause some false positives, so if anyone has trouble registering or posting, send me a note thru the contact form on the blog.

http://mightyohm.com/blog/contact/
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Re: Spam on the forums

Postby wbp » Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:31 pm

Jeff,
I just started getting SPAM email sent to the email address I used to register here. It is a unique address, used ONLY to register on these forums.
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Re: Spam on the forums

Postby mightyohm » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:15 pm

What kind of spam are you getting? Can you PM me a sample?
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