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Post by Adz.M » Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:01 am

delta wrote:it's probably a pretty old version, that someone has managed to crack.
Yeah, But I'm afraid Peter had already beaten you to explaining it ;) I kinda find it daft that you need a license just to upgrade a forum. :confused:

EDIT: I've been thinking, if I was able to block IP addresses on the forum, maybe it could perhaps tone down the number of bots that sign up or something. :confused:
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Post by Frodo » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:31 am

Just had a PM from LadyRoot, claiming to be from the admin team. :v2_dizzy_cry:

Another of those 'Pleae click on our link, so we can give you virus' things. :v2_dizzy_scared:

I didn't click the link, of course. :v2_dizzy_rolleyes:
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Post by pteal79 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:17 am

I've banned the member that sent you the spam.

I've also changed the registration mode so all new members must be approved before they can post and send messages. Hopefully this may stop some of the spamming.

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Post by Rindex » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:40 am

Unfortunately this trouble of each forum. At us too registration goes in manual through the administrator, but also even so they pass. :v2_dizzy_crazy:

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Post by OrdosAlpha » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:55 am

Just got another PM from AlexAdministrator wanting me to download some fake anti-viral software.

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Post by delta » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:49 am

same here
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Post by Adz.M » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:56 am

It's already blocked, so much for the upgrade locking out the bots :v2_dizzy_dry:

I think some IP adress blocking is in need here, I've been looking at IP adresses of some of the bots that signed up and AlexAdministrator has the same address as StopAdmin that PM'd me a while go.

And I don't have that ability to block those IP adresses.
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Post by pteal79 » Sun Feb 21, 2010 2:44 pm

Adz.M wrote:And I don't have that ability to block those IP adresses.
Well i do, and the IP addresses have been blocked.

the same ip had been used by 8 accounts up to now, which have been banned too.

StopAdmin
AlexModerator
AlexAdmin
ForumAdmin
LadyXAdmin
ModAdministrator
ModerAdmin
ModernLadyX

I've also set the words admin administrator mod and moderator as banned usernames.

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Post by mickyblueeyes » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:55 pm

What a busy German spammer stopforumspam.com - 188.72.225.209 and lots of other names as well.
and our latest member, grosbewymadlud seems to have been busy as well 87.118.104.86
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Post by Adz.M » Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:09 am

I've just blocked a bot called XRumerFan, and a website on It's profile said botmasternet DOT com :rolleyes: For a bot, that's really tragic! lol :v2_dizzy_lol:
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