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Simplicity7013H

So... I've let the moderators and Kent know about the problem. They have an assumed 10 accounts which are all from Russia. We should be able to ban them because of the link to pornography in their signature line. (No I DIDN'T click on it) i have started a topic in the club business. Sad that we have been attacked by these spammers. There needs to be stricter rules about the registration and how they can join.

http://www.simpletractors.com/club2/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=161011

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Simplicity7013H
quote:Originally posted by 720nut

What's with these two forums, afraid to open for fear of some type of virus ?


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id="quote">Lloyd... They are safe to open but DO NOT CLICK ON ANYTHING.

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GrincheyOne

Just had an email from Osenga that linked to a Newsmax article (flash presentation) on weight loss). "link here".

Also have had two scams via Craigslist!

Wayne}:)sm00

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Talntedmrgreen

The spammers like to create false accounts to they can phish in our pool. The mods zap the posts, accounts and lock out the IP addresses. It's amazing though, because folks can't resist the temptation to peek when these guys post in the site.

Once you start receiving 'email' from members, it's likely they used the spam links and have given up their email info. Craigslist bots do the same thing.

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RayS

I lock out anyone that doesn`t list a correct full name or anything that is messed up when they register. I try to contact them to correct the problem and if no response after a few days they get locked out.

The problem banning an IP addresses here you are limited to 10 - 15 addresses. Then you have to wait to add another IP for fear that someone you take off the banned list doesn`t come back when you ad someone else.

Anyone that sees something like this that I do not catch. Contact me in a PM and I will take care of it. I believe Kent, BLT and my self are the only ones that can lockout members or ban IP addresses.

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