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Spam in Atom feed

Post by Bootstrap » Tue Oct 23, 2018 5:52 pm

Someone has managed to insert text into the Atom feed for my board (see http://ibiblio.org/bgreek/forum/app.php/feed).

This spam text does not occur in the original post (http://www.ibiblio.org/bgreek/forum/vie ... 538#p31045).

Can I regenerate the Atom feed? Any idea how this could have been done or how I can prevent this?
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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by Brf » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:05 pm

The text is there. It is just too small to see.

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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by Bootstrap » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:09 pm

Brf wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:05 pm
The text is there. It is just too small to see.
Thanks - I edited it out.

But ... how could this have happened? The person who posted this originally probably did not insert it.

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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by Brf » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:10 pm

The Mark Miller spammer typed it in.

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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by Bootstrap » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:13 pm

Brf wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:10 pm
The Mark Miller spammer typed it in.
DOH.

New poster, no real knowledge of Greek, third post contains spam. Yeah. Thanks.

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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by KevC » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:16 pm

Yep fairly classic spammer behaviour. New on the board, quote something (adding a link in the quoted text) and just say 'thanks I found that useful' or words to that effect. We see it a lot.
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Re: Spam in Atom feed

Post by Bootstrap » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:18 pm

Thanks for such a quick and helpful answer!

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