...and we go AGAIN with the spammers

Discussion in 'Bugs, Glitches and Miscellaneous Forum Problems' started by schlotz, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. schlotz

    schlotz Meat Mopper

    Looks to me the website's spam filters are not as robust as maybe others are. Time to look for a different filter supplier?  Cleaning up after the fact must be a real pain at the moment. Has anyone noticed whether there are similar inbound ip's involved so that blocking xxx.xxx.*.* might be an option ? 
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    It is best to IGNORE them..... they don't know they are getting under your skin....
  3. waterinholebrew

    waterinholebrew Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Last few times I've been on and the spammers hit, the mod staff is on em quick. This site has a bunch of great mods that are always on the lookout !
  4. schlotz

    schlotz Meat Mopper

    Agreed, they are great mods! [​IMG]  

    The point I was attempting to make (maybe not as good as I wanted) was that new spam filters may be available and if applied on the front side might eliminate the latest spam we've been seeing in the forums.
  5. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    When spammers are bouncing and changing ip addresses at will and using computers set up just for spamming it is very hard to stop them all. We can ban a user and ip address and before we can finish they have changed names and ip addresses and are posting the same exact spam

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