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User Name 32 is infecting our board, links are corrupted beware

WinneyPooh
WinneyPooh Member Posts: 318
edited March 2014 in Colorectal Cancer #1
Not quite sure what is happening but Username32 post this last few days are filled with infected links, don't go to them and will someone who knows some thing try and fix it
thanks
Winney

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  • WinneyPooh
    WinneyPooh Member Posts: 318
    Username32 is infecting the whole cancer site
    Anyone know how to stop it?
  • dianetavegia
    dianetavegia Member Posts: 1,942
    ACS just laid off or let go 80 employees
    There may not be anyone watching the site on the weekend. That's too bad because this is quite a mess and also is bringing up such very old posts that it's hard to decipher.

    An administrator will have to remove the membership of the spammer and delete all the posts he/ she made. Hopefully the site is set up that all posts can be removed at once instead of having to shut down and remove them one at a time!

    Diane
  • Patteee
    Patteee Member Posts: 945
    I am guessing it is a bot of
    I am guessing it is a bot of some sort as in the last 18 hours "it" has posted over 1200 spams. Can't imagine a real person hand doing this. Guessing whoever set it up also knows the csn board monitors are not on during weekend times. As in a great time to ruin the boards.
  • dianetavegia
    dianetavegia Member Posts: 1,942
    Patteee said:

    I am guessing it is a bot of
    I am guessing it is a bot of some sort as in the last 18 hours "it" has posted over 1200 spams. Can't imagine a real person hand doing this. Guessing whoever set it up also knows the csn board monitors are not on during weekend times. As in a great time to ruin the boards.

    Yep
    I was the administrator on a Christian Moms board a number of years back and some kids from another country started posting porn pictures on a Sunday morning. Father's Day. Someone from another time zone called our house to alert me as I was about to leave for church. I stayed home and shut down the board. That afternoon, the owners and myself had to remove them one by one. We made the decision to close the board from Saturday night til early a.m. Sunday and encourage the moms to be in church and spend time with their families.

    I'm hoping someone will alert Greta (?) and she can stop this ASAP.
  • Kathryn_in_MN
    Kathryn_in_MN Member Posts: 1,252
    No anonymous instead of
    Now anonymous instead of username32. It seems we'll lose most recent posts as they've been pushed too far down while all these older ones are at the top.

    It is sad that someone doesn't have something better to do with their time than mess with cancer boards that people use for support.

    What kind of life must they have? My guess is one much sadder than those of us fighting cancer or taking care of someone with cancer...