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Latest wave of Spammers

PostPosted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:31 pm
by Zombie
This latest wave of spammers is much worse. Anyone have any ideas how to deal with the problem?

Re: Latest wave of Spammers

PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:16 am
by sairuk
Become a moderator?

It has been completely out of control recently

Re: Latest wave of Spammers

PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:26 am
by Zombie
Is my "Lets switch the Message Board software to something other than phpBB" starting to look more appealing?

Re: Latest wave of Spammers

PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 3:56 am
by sairuk
Zombie wrote:Is my "Lets switch the Message Board software to something other than phpBB" starting to look more appealing?


not really, phpbb could still be locked if anyone was around who had access to do it. All forum software gets spammed if its neglected. All my Wah!Cade time is spent cleaning up this forum currently.

Re: Latest wave of Spammers

PostPosted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 10:47 am
by sairuk
We have taken some steps to modify the registration requirements, cleaned up the userlist to remove any spammer accounts etc lets see how it goes.