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Re: People needing deletion...

by Scott » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:57 pm

nartreb wrote:Check the forums (General and Gear tabs so far) for a wave of Korean spam from users with what look like randomly-generated usernames.


Yes. Somehow those jerks are getting around the approval process.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by Matt Miller » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:35 pm

Scott wrote:Yes. Somehow those jerks are getting around the approval process.

I recently changed the registration process again to make it harder for bots to automatically register and when I did that I eliminated the manual approval process for accounts. So these guys are spending the human time to get past the CAPTCHA in order to use a bot to automatically spam. Annoying. But I think it's more annoying for new users to have to wait sometimes days to get their account approved. So we'll deal with the spam when it happens.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by Scott » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:49 pm

Montana Matt wrote:
Scott wrote:Yes. Somehow those jerks are getting around the approval process.

I recently changed the registration process again to make it harder for bots to automatically register and when I did that I eliminated the manual approval process for accounts. So these guys are spending the human time to get past the CAPTCHA in order to use a bot to automatically spam. Annoying. But I think it's more annoying for new users to have to wait sometimes days to get their account approved. So we'll deal with the spam when it happens.


Is there a way to auto-ban any posts with certain Korean or Chinese characters in it?

I know some websites do this, but I don't know how it is done.

All the mass spammers are from Korea and China it seems. I don't think we have ever had valid forum posts using those characters.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by ZeeJay » Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:12 am

Please delete https://www.summitpost.org/users/zitablanc/143627

She sent me a pm that started out "Good day dearest one," and it went on from there about how she wanted me to help her invest in my country.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by nartreb » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:22 pm

Scott wrote:
Montana Matt wrote:
Scott wrote:Yes. Somehow those jerks are getting around the approval process.

I recently changed the registration process again to make it harder for bots to automatically register and when I did that I eliminated the manual approval process for accounts. So these guys are spending the human time to get past the CAPTCHA in order to use a bot to automatically spam. Annoying. But I think it's more annoying for new users to have to wait sometimes days to get their account approved. So we'll deal with the spam when it happens.


Is there a way to auto-ban any posts with certain Korean or Chinese characters in it?

I know some websites do this, but I don't know how it is done.

All the mass spammers are from Korea and China it seems. I don't think we have ever had valid forum posts using those characters.


Or require a Captcha to complete a post that contains suspicious characters. I know we sometimes have legit posts about Chinese and Korean mountains, and I'm pretty sure I've used a Chinese character or two myself.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by Scott » Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:50 am

This page and the member needs to be deleted:

https://www.summitpost.org/rwenzori-mou ... ak/1023744

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Re: People needing deletion...

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Re: People needing deletion...

by Bob Sihler » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:09 pm

"Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off."

--Terry Lennox, The Long Goodbye (Raymond Chandler)

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Re: People needing deletion...

by ZeeJay » Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:17 pm

Please delete

https://www.summitpost.org/users/vikonript/143866

Only contribution seems to be forum post promoting diet plan.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by ZeeJay » Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:13 pm

Please delete

https://www.summitpost.org/users/aaronwilson/143877

They are advertising fake diplomas in a forum post.

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Re: People needing deletion...

by hgrapid » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:24 pm

Monico 2 sent me a spam private message. They need to be deleted.
https://www.summitpost.org/users/monico2/143965

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Re: People needing deletion...

by rgg » Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:46 pm

Gone.

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