anti spam bot mod

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anti spam bot mod

Postby spuddy » Fri Jan 29, 2010 4:09 pm

to the admin of this forum have you thought about installing a anti spam mod on your board . this will stop all these bots signing up to the forum and just putting up porn links
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Postby DougC » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:22 am

Software costs money and I wonder how much traffic is around here anymore.


After a long time of not visiting at all, suddenly I am getting instant messages that all say-

" A virus alert was noticed on your computer.
We highly recommend you to check your computer and perform online virus check at our site immediately: hXXp:// "

,,,,,,Or maybe the board has not been hacked?
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Postby spuddy » Mon Feb 01, 2010 4:56 am

na the board asnt been hacked its just you need to install a mod to stop all the junk bots from joining and then have a good sort out and remove all the rubbish .
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Postby Michael » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:55 am

The forum has not been hacked. The PMs are spam. I will look into the mods available
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Postby AEAN » Tue Feb 16, 2010 1:06 am

I guess this is the message you all got, right?

"Dear, AEAN!

There are viruses' activities from your computer! Highly recommend you to scan your computer for malicious and potentially unwanted software. If you do not follow this, I will have to make a complaint to your Internet Service Provider with attached log file (your IP address, etc.). If you want to find a report about your computer's security and solve every problem with it, please click here:

(Link removed as I dont want anybody to click it, might be a virus)

This is an online service that you can use for free spyware removal. Use it to scan your computer to help protect, clean, and keep your computer running at its best. Use the free scan to check for and remove viruses, spyware, and other potentially malicious software and to find vulnerabilities or shortcomings in your Internet security.

Thank you. Yours truly, Cliff Edwards."

It must be fake as the account sending it to me has made no posts on this board.
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