Found a great site over at StopForumSpam.com. Over the past few weeks I’ve been checking registrations on a couple of my forums against their database. What I’ve found is that most of the registrations have been spammers and they’ve gotten the axe. But after deleting 15-20 per day I wanted a little more automated solution.
Spam is one of those problems that you can’t do much about, so you might as well try and find a little humor. Perfect example. I just got an email to moderate a comment here that was a spam ad for software to spam forums, blogs, and guestbooks. Were I looking for such software, which [...]
I stupidly didn’t set the default email address to :fail: on a couple of accounts on my cPanel server and found, while running a remote backup, that there were a few gigs of spam emails that were just sitting in those accounts. But after going through about a dozen of the 500+ pages in Horde [...]
Just a warning for those that may not be well versed in how to tell if an email is a phishing attempt. I’ve noticed over the past day or so that there have been a lot of emails coming in that appear to be coming from CareerBuilder.com asking me to update my account information. They [...]
The humor on this was just too good not to post about it. I’ve got a spammer that has sent me the following email about 2 dozen times in the past week. Good day, My name is different names on each one and I am looking to buy links from good websites as yours (mydomain). [...]