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Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby maxxyme » Fri Jan 06, 2017 6:00 pm

Hello,

I recently received spam messages (PM's) from users.

I already reported them, contacting (or trying to) either Till or Wladimir Palant, but it seems the messages were never sent, because they are stuck in my "Outbox" ucp.php?i=pm&folder=outbox

Here they are:
XRumerTest : memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=51664
Brianrandy : memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=86993
FainaEson : memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=87128
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby mapx » Fri Jan 06, 2017 7:19 pm

report here, on forum (don't contact Till / Wladimir)

banned the spammers (last 2 were already banned yesterday)
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby aamadis » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:41 pm

Ok. Reporting two spammers here. avtoZcar and kentarozza. I've marked them as "foes". Not sure if that is the same thing as banning.
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby mapx » Fri Jan 06, 2017 11:48 pm

banned ==> avtoZcar and kentarozza
(Foes' posts are hidden for you, only the moderators or admins can ban them)
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby aamadis » Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:58 am

Ok. Thanks.

Also, just got another one. This is getting ridiculous. The offending user is lergeBearge. ==> banned (mapx)
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby TheDrive » Sat Jan 07, 2017 7:34 am

Spam in PM
It looks funny when 'spam-fighter' site used to spread spam.
Праздничная акция для форумчан!

Sent: Wed Jan 04, 2017 1:04 am
From: avtoZcar
To: TheDrive
Праздничная акция для форумчан!
Примите поздравления с праздниками от нашего форума adblockplus.org.
Отличный подарок для каждого авто владельца h_t_tps://g_o_o.gl/sx_VM_US

Translation:
Holiday offer for members
Congratulations from our forum adblockplus.org
Fine present for every car owner <link>
They sell car cams on the linked page.
Die bastards with your sells, money and another BS.

And most surprising this bastard in't yet even banned from these forums.
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby TheDrive » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:02 am

Ouch! Now there is a free porn accessible via PM!
Who\s next!
Guys! Please make something to make any rude spammers kicked off the 'Palace of the Ad Blocking' quickly and forever!
Capchas, custom math and logic jobs will help to avoid robots effectively.

What I got next via PM:
Free access to 4K videos
Sent: Sat Jan 07, 2017 3:56 pm
From: DavidApext
To: TheDrive
Hi,
Happy 2017 To You!
We give you FREE access to our new section
with 4K videos! Get it here now

Link points to: h_t_t_p://g_r_a_b_t_r_k.c_o_m/x_x_x_4_k_v_i_d_s

Its a shame to allow bastards to act here just like if they would be in their own homes.
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby mapx » Mon Jan 09, 2017 9:33 am

DavidApext ==> banned

However, the devs want to migrate this forum to other format, more protected, but I don't know when ..
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby lewisje » Tue Jan 10, 2017 3:59 pm

I had actually sent a PM to rach about DavidApext, in lieu of my usual tactic, because unlike posts, PMs don't have a Report feature.
There's a buzzin' in my brain I really can't explain; I think about it before they make me go to bed.
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby aamadis » Tue Jan 10, 2017 7:22 pm

You can add SteveSek to the banned list. => banned (mapx)
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby NineWest » Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:36 pm

FrankImisy is sending sex site PMs. ==> banned (mapx)
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby JAB Creations » Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:35 am

I've only recently started receiving spam private messages of late, no other reason to be on here. I determined an ISP was spying on my data for cronyist reasons and was forced to connect via a VPN which is blocked on the forums here so in order to report abuse I have to disconnect from my VPN to post about abuse and then reconnect to my VPN to prevent further abuse. :|
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby JAB Creations » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:56 am

Donaldmaf wrote:Best binary option rated by Forbes


An image and links.

I think it'd be great to require accounts to have a minimum of X number of forum posts to be able to send private messages. Also perhaps update the anti-spam measures.
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby smed79 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 3:04 am

JAB Creations wrote:Also perhaps update the anti-spam measures.

Wladimir Palant wrote:We are looking into migrating to Discourse...

mapx wrote:but I don't know when ..
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Re: Spam here on adblockplus.org/forum

Postby mapx » Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:36 am

Donaldmaf ==> banned
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