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Sacks Feb 11th, 2010 03:42 PM

Private Message Spam
I'm not sure if what I received just now is the same thing, but it certainly looks similar to what has been going on on some other forums. Accounts with names like SYSTEMADMIN or DUDEGUYMODERATOR send private messages and if you open them you get all kinds of diseases and send everyone in your contacts list a bunch of emails or something. Is there any way you can ban the use of "admin" or "moderator" in usernames to stop this bullshit?

Mockery Feb 11th, 2010 04:16 PM

Yep, good call Sacks... I just added those to the banned user names list. I received a PM from a "RootModerator" telling me that I had a virus on my computer.

Fortunately, in addition to banning these users, we have the ability to instantly delete every PM they sent out... so I always delete all of their PMs right after I'm done banning 'em.

Sacks Apr 2nd, 2010 05:43 PM

KENDRICKWARREN is at it again!

Dr. Boogie Apr 2nd, 2010 08:27 PM

I got 'em.

Mockery Apr 2nd, 2010 11:17 PM

Please keep posting in this thread about any users who send spam via PM. Not only can we ban them, but we can instantly delete every message they sent out before the majority of users have a chance to even read 'em. Thanks!

Sacks Apr 3rd, 2010 12:33 AM

I don't wear this avatar for no reason.

Robodie III Apr 8th, 2010 05:51 PM

Here is a private message I got a few days ago.

Forum Virgin
Join Date: Apr 2010

Apr 5th, 2010, 05:59 AM Take measures immediately!!!
Dear, freezedriedfetus;hawaiian mage;Todeswalzer;ernasty10050;Robodie III!

Spam sending from your computer was detected.
We highly recommend you to check your computer and perform online virus check at our site immediately: LINK REMOVED
If you do not pass this test* we will have to delete your account and forward a complaint to your ISP with attached log file (your IP address, etc.).

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Mockery Apr 10th, 2010 01:09 AM

Thanks Robodie, that user has been banned and all private messages deleted.

Tadao May 20th, 2010 06:37 PM


Private message spammer

Tadao May 20th, 2010 06:49 PM

I found how to ban him, but I have no way to remove his pms.

10,000 Volt Ghost May 20th, 2010 10:15 PM

I thought the pms said penis

Dr. Boogie May 21st, 2010 12:08 AM

I took care of his penises.

Pentegarn May 21st, 2010 08:35 AM

Man, the mods really do have the power if they can do that :hypno

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