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issueid=205 01-21-2016 06:15 AM
New Post Abuse?
Some Korean (probably Chinese) spammer posting many threads today (1/21/2016)

Apparently something happened today as Slackware forum (and some others) have been overrun by a spammer. Kindly check your new thread posting validation because it seems someone got over it.

Sample threads:

You might also consider augmenting your mod team to deal with the fallout.
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Issue Details
Category Forums
Status Unconfirmed
Priority 3
Affected Version Unknown
Fixed Version (none)
Users able to reproduce bug 2
Users unable to reproduce bug 0
Assigned Users (none)
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01-21-2016 07:16 AM
01-21-2016 07:18 AM
Google translates the website page as Korean, so probably a Korean spammer.
01-21-2016 08:46 AM
LQ Veteran
There seems to be Dozens of clues.
Sure is a Pain in the Gluteous Maximus.
shows .kr (Korea) links.

The sheer volume is what concerns me.
20+ pages shows
It certainly gets my Security haunches "up".

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