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We've got spambots.

Postby AnonymousNow » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:01 am #347519

Not sure where else to post this, so I figured I'd put it here.

MarilynFed wrote:This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version.


This is their profile. They joined last week, made no forum posts and have sent me this message.

I was under the impression that we needed to attach BYOND accounts to post, but it's been so long since I've done that that I forget. Are these bots getting more sophisticated?
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby cedarbridge » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:36 am #347521

AnonymousNow wrote:Not sure where else to post this, so I figured I'd put it here.

MarilynFed wrote:This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version.


This is their profile. They joined last week, made no forum posts and have sent me this message.

I was under the impression that we needed to attach BYOND accounts to post, but it's been so long since I've done that that I forget. Are these bots getting more sophisticated?

Just rangeban Russia.

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby Jordie0608 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:12 am #347527

A PM isn't a post, doesn't need linked account.
In the future just report the PM or ping one of us forum-admins about it.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby DemonFiren » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:00 am #347534

cedarbridge wrote:
AnonymousNow wrote:Not sure where else to post this, so I figured I'd put it here.

MarilynFed wrote:This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version.


This is their profile. They joined last week, made no forum posts and have sent me this message.

I was under the impression that we needed to attach BYOND accounts to post, but it's been so long since I've done that that I forget. Are these bots getting more sophisticated?

Just rangeban Russia.

Bonus point: no more InsaneHyena.

Anyway, can't you make PMs require linked accounts instead?
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby calzilla1 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:05 am #347547

cedarbridge wrote:
AnonymousNow wrote:Not sure where else to post this, so I figured I'd put it here.

MarilynFed wrote:This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version.


This is their profile. They joined last week, made no forum posts and have sent me this message.

I was under the impression that we needed to attach BYOND accounts to post, but it's been so long since I've done that that I forget. Are these bots getting more sophisticated?

Just rangeban Russia.

What are proxys
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby J_Madison » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:00 pm #347557

You don't understand the spam bots and how they work.

They work by spamming sites to get customers obviously, but this is a two pronged attack.

Their secondary goal is to get SEO and tagging and listing in google search. Which doesn't work because of how Google changed their algorithm to prevent this, but they still do this.

They don't care if the forum is dead. They are that the google search engine caches and lists their page.


That's why I've told admins several times, if there's an spambot in a crawlable public area of the forum not to delete it, but rather edit the message to something like "tgstation awesome space station 13 community", let the crawler crawl on it and update their caches, then delete it.

This counteracts the spambot's goal.



However currently the bans and trash section are not crawled by bots due to MSO's configuration, and it's the default forum until verification. So posts there can merely be discarded.

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby Lumbermancer » Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:57 pm #347565

I thought someone pm'd me accidentally (the pm got deleted, so only title remained) and I uncovered some conspiracy.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby nsos » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:25 pm #347640

This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version.

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby nsos » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:27 pm #347641

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby iamgoofball » Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:28 pm #347642

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby J_Madison » Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:28 pm #347655

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby PKPenguin321 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:47 pm #347705

MSO is handling it already
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i have three other top secret characters as well.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby DemonFiren » Mon Oct 16, 2017 9:51 pm #347708

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby naltronix » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:24 pm #396534

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby iamgoofball » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:46 pm #396538

This message is posted here using XRumer + XEvil 3.0
XEvil 3.0 is a revolutionary application that can bypass almost any anti-botnet protection.
Captcha Recognition Google, Facebook, Yandex, VKontakte, Captcha Com and over 8.4 million other types!
You read this - it means it works! ;)
Details on the official website of XEvil.Net, there is a free demo version

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby naltronix » Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:17 pm #396546

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby Deitus » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:22 pm #396682

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby naltronix » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:37 am #396835

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby Ayy Lemoh » Tue Apr 03, 2018 10:38 am #396837

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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby InsaneHyena » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:31 am #397438

DemonFiren wrote:Bonus point: no more InsaneHyena.

Oh, you.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby DemonFiren » Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:42 am #397452

InsaneHyena wrote:
DemonFiren wrote:Bonus point: no more InsaneHyena.

Oh, you.

Fortunately that was around the time you were being trained to be cannon fodder.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby PKPenguin321 » Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:34 am #397843

real talk though this is getting kind of out of hand. every day i basically just check the "birthdays today" and (multiple times per day) the "our newest member" accounts and permaban all of them. these bots are all around 30-45 years old and have websites that try to sell you viagra, about half of them in russian.

maybe if we put like a keyword on the server that it shows you when you join in the MotD or something that you have to enter when creating an account here that'd stop em?
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i have three other top secret characters as well.
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Re: We've got spambots.

Postby InsaneHyena » Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:23 pm #397926

Fortunately that was around the time you were being trained to be cannon fodder.

I never actually got conscripted, you know. Yet.
Bring back papercult.

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