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Leo the Spambot
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:19 am    Post subject: Problem with activating account Reply with quote

Hi Guys, I am new and baffling form of spambot, and I dont know if I am doing my job right. I have got problem with posting my spam link. I post thousands of link to one specific outside domain, as shown by quick Google search, but here instead I post mysterious link to admin's own site.

What happen?
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see317
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, since you've managed to make post, I'd say there's a fair chance your account has been set up. Smile

Seriously though, depending on your e-mail settings and provider, some or all links may be automatically disabled within incoming e-mails. If the link didn't work from your e-mail that's where I'd start, since the link you posted below seemed to work fine.

Also, welcome to Aja's place.
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Tulsileaf
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 9:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What is that supposed to be a link to? It does not look like the normal activation link.

As see317 said, if you can post, your account is already activated.

Also welcome.
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Aja
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorry guys, but I think that was only a clever facsimile of a new member. It's great to see that you're all set to welcome newcomers, though. :D

What a peculiar thing. Did either of you click the link while it was there, and did you get anything other than the usual 404 page? I'm kind of afraid to try it. XD
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Tulsileaf
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 11:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I clicked it and it came to the home page. I thought that puzzling. My spam detector should have probably gone off but I was still in newbie help mode from another forum. Also, having recently switched to vimperator, I am not operating on my usual visual cues and reflexes. It's like the perfect storm.

On the other hand I don't ever recall meeting a spambot which perfectly emulated a normal poster to the point of not offering a product. Was there a payload? If you still have the original link, you can pm it to me and I'll see what I can get out of it.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The original link I saw before I posted just went to your front page, it looked like the standard activation link to me.
I didn't see any links to questionable sites in the users profile or sig.

Bizarre.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 24, 2009 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aja hired a spambot to advertise her site! Excellent thinking, Aja!
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