Attack of the spambots!

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Skyline969, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. Skyline969
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    The hell's going on here? That's 3 consecutive spambot postings in the course of 5 minutes or so. Your guys's opinions?
     
  2. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

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    Yeah wrong section for one
    And not sure, I think the new release has drawn them in like flies to poo
     
  3. Skyline969
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    I know it's the wrong section, but it's this section that they're posting. And you're right, it's gotta be the new releases that's drawing them in like flies to horse shit. But still, it's reeeeeally annoying.
     
  4. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    They attack when they feel like it. They must really feel like it. [​IMG]

    Weren't they previously in the GBA - Game Help, Hints and Tips section?
     
  5. Skyline969
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    Think so, but they definitely seems to be drawn towards the GBA section.
     
  6. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    I think I saw some in the Blog Section and the Introductions, as well... [​IMG]
     
  7. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

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    Maybe because the GBA section isn't that active?
     
  8. Magmorph

    Magmorph GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Something really needs to be done about them. Some of the threads they have posted would scar the younger GBAtemp members for life.
     
  9. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    Like you [​IMG]

    But, they are pretty disgusting threads.
     
  10. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

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    I have been reporting as many of them as quickly as possible, but I think one person is behind them
     
  11. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    I think we IP Ban them, but it doesn't work. It might be more than one person, or the same person masking their IP Address. [​IMG]
     
  12. Skyline969
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    Oh, I remember a while back I also saw one in the PSP subforum advertising a LOT of download links for ISOs. I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if it was some agency trying to take down pirates.
     
  13. TwinRetro

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    That was most likely spam to get you to sign up for a Usenet account somewhere like...well, I cant mention the site name, but its one that normally comes up when you search for that kind of stuff.
     
  14. Lilith Valentine

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    Not sure, I asked before about that
     
  15. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    Made this in photoshop:

    [​IMG]

    (btw, felt like it. [​IMG])
     
  16. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

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    Lol, even Hatsu hates them
     
  17. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    How did I know you'd say that? [​IMG]

    At least I'm not a bot that posts porn. [​IMG]
     
  18. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ The savior of the broken

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    Maybe your a mind reader o.o
    Yeah, just annoying post, nothing that scars kids for life
     
  19. Skyline969
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    Well, the download links were all to Megaupload, so I dunno.
     
  20. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    Probably viruses. [​IMG]
     
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