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Old 08-01-2016, 11:08 AM   #1
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PM SPAM

I just got some weird Spam in my Private Messages. If anyone else is getting this please let me know.

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Old 08-01-2016, 11:14 AM   #2
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Re: PM SPAM

Received 2 messages from VoSangn5.

Actually just sent you guys a PM reporting them.
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:17 AM   #3
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Re: PM SPAM

Thanks.

Just a heads up for everyone:

We can't see PM's so please let us if/when this happens.
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:26 AM   #4
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Re: PM SPAM

I don't have anything recently, but for some reason I still have a phantom unread PM. I've had it for a few years now.
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:29 AM   #5
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I got one too, but the user is showing as "Banished" so I imagine Admin took care of that.
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Old 08-01-2016, 11:33 AM   #6
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I don't have anything recently, but for some reason I still have a phantom unread PM. I've had it for a few years now.
Really? Wow, that would set my OCD on fire.

Unfortunately it sounds like an system level thing, so I would have to punt that up to briv.

I was able to ban one PM spammer but they may have more user names. I'm looking into that so please continue to let me know if you get anything.

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Old 08-13-2016, 02:04 PM   #7
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More PM spam... -.-
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Old 08-13-2016, 02:11 PM   #8
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More PM spam... -.-
Yup. I reported it to Admin, since I got one too about 11:30 this morning.
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Old 12-24-2016, 01:42 AM   #9
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Re: PM SPAM

More spam, got it on the 23rd at 9:25 in the morning. It was from huynhnhu9152.
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Old 12-24-2016, 06:02 AM   #10
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I got spam from that same account as well.
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Old 01-10-2017, 04:39 PM   #11
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I got a message with garbled unicode and a sketchy link that will probably do terrible things to my computer from user simthang2001 today, but I see that Our Boys in Blue have already banished them.
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Old 01-10-2017, 06:33 PM   #12
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^ Same here, but the user was banished.
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