July 18, 2019 at 9:48 am #5940saedhillianKeymaster
SPAMMERS & SCAMMERS ALERT
Site admin talk here. The service we’ve used for years to prevent spammers/sploggers signing up and abusing the forum has been suspended. It was really effective so I’m hoping this is only a temporary situation.
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN FOR ME?
It means you might get messages from people pretending to be site members. There’s a private message function built into the forums and they’re using it to send dodgy links. DO NOT CLICK THE LINK!
It might be malware or it might be, er, “adult” images, I don’t know. Just don’t click it.
TELL ME IF ANYTHING WEIRD IS HAPPENING
If you notice peculiar things on the forums let me know: [email protected]
Thank you. Now get back on your horse and slay some trolls/dragons/orcs.
July 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm #5949SeremondModerator
Hi, Saed, I received the following four times last night, all auto-generated with the exact same time stamp (to the minute). Got’em by email because I have forwarding on.
Eagles of Thorondor <[email protected]>
5:13 AM (4 hours ago)
coopermarie sent you a new message: “HELLO”
i saw your profile and became interested in you, my name is Marie Cooper i am working with united State Army, i will like to have a friend like you,
i have something to share with you, please email me through
([email protected]) for more information about me, i will check my mail to know if you have contacted me because i am working at the moment.”
Go to the discussion to reply or catch up on the conversation: https://www.eaglesofthorondor.com/forums/members/seremond/messages/view/180/
July 18, 2019 at 3:28 pm #5954saedhillianKeymaster
Thanks Sere. Looks like a lot of us have had that same message. I got it and a couple of others (hi Nida! hi Kali!) did too.
Really sorry folks. Just delete the email and the message here on your forum message list. Hopefully the new spam-protection I’ve enabled will stop any more coming through.
July 18, 2019 at 6:51 pm #5957MaedhirienParticipant
I just received the message (twice) this morning.
I will check out how to delete them :-).
Thank you, Saedh.
July 19, 2019 at 1:24 am #5963SlyvaniaParticipant
I was wondering about that!
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