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Spam every day.

Discussion in 'Site & Forum Issues' started by Spook, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. Spook

    Spook

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    I'm just wondering why there is a sudden influx of spam threads on the site?
    It seems like every day is come in and see some crap about weight loss or clearer skin or exercise classes for the elderly. Surely something can be done to stop the bots getting in, unless of coarse it's human beings signing up and putting it on?

    I know the threads are deleted within a reasonable time-frame but that's a PITA for the admin team surely.
     
  2. edk

    edk Addicted to Torque Staff Member

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    We've done a software update recently. There must be a weakness in this as normally the user registration spam protection has worked.
     
  3. Dan the Nissan Man

    Dan the Nissan Man

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    Not sure what template this site is on but Akismet is excellent for Wordpress derived sites...