Spam Attack

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Spam Attack

Postby Mark » 10 Sep 2015 12:16

Dear All

Over the past few days the forum has been inundated with attempted registrations by spambots. I have tried to ensure none got through but it is possible some have; so please keep your eyes peeled for spam posts and alert the forum staff by using the report post function should any appear. Likewise, if you know of anyone who has attempted to register but has not yet been activated please do let me know, they may have been caught up in the attack.

Kind Regards

Mark
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Re: Spam Attack

Postby Mark » 17 Sep 2015 12:07

This spam attack is still ongoing. At present I have been unable to authorize new users due to the mass of spambot registrations. If you know anyone attempting to register and is unable to do so please do PM me with details.

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Re: Spam Attack

Postby Mark » 21 Sep 2015 16:39

Sadly, this issue is still ongoing. Again please do let me know if you are aware of any genuine users struggling to join the forum.

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Re: Spam Attack

Postby Mark » 30 Sep 2015 11:14

The spam attack now seems to have stopped - for now at least! Normal user registrations have resumed, and I can only apologize to new members for having to wait longer than usual for their accounts to be activated.

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