Tagged: spam email users sploggers
May 18, 2016 at 11:08 AM #5479
This email was sent from “THATCamp”… not our site, but it appears the main:
Hi ?Jay Twomey?,
sow1 sent you a new message: “HI”
“I am prisca please contact me on my email address ( priscasow2 at hot ma”
Go to the discussion to reply or catch up on the conversation.May 18, 2016 at 11:30 AM #5480
More info: It appears user sow1 is registered on thatcamp here:
maybe delete user?
Thanks!May 18, 2016 at 12:25 PM #5481
Actually I’m way ahead of you — I deleted that user a couple of days ago when *I* got spam from them! Sorry for the inconvenience. Our spam user prevention plugins (Akismet and WangGuard especially) were working wonderfully for a time, but I’ve seen a major uptick in spam users in the last couple of months: time to try out some new ones and some new settings.May 18, 2016 at 12:29 PM #5482
Actually it was the “prisca” user I deleted due to spam, not “prisca22” — will see what I can do to block further spam from this source.May 18, 2016 at 12:32 PM #5483
Thanks!March 8, 2018 at 3:34 PM #5697Kristen LillvisParticipant
One of my campers for THATCamp Marshall received a spam email (please see pasted below):
From: THATCamp <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2018 3:28 PM
To: Lumpkin, Britton
Subject: [THATCamp] New message from Kristen
Hi Britton Lumpkin,
Kristen sent you a new message: “soniyalove2017 (AT) hotmail.com”
“Piacere di conoscerti;
Io sono la signorina Kristen, vedo il tuo profilo su incontro e adoro il tuo profilo, ti ho scelto per il mio amico. per favore, voglio che tu risponda direttamente alla mia email privata a (soniyalove2017 (AT) hotmail.com) in modo che possa darti altre mie foto e raccontarti tutto di me.
Nice to meeting you;
I am Miss Kristen i see your profile on meet and I really love your profile, I have chosen you to my friend. please, I want you to reply directly to my private email at (soniyalove2017 (AT) hotmail.com) so that I can give you more of my pics and tell you all about me.”
Go to the discussion to reply or catch up on the conversation.
THATCamp wishes you well.
unsubscribeMarch 8, 2018 at 3:39 PM #5698Kristen LillvisParticipant
Actually several of my campers have received this spam.March 9, 2018 at 11:28 AM #5699
Yes, I see! Worrisome. Let me find the offender and remove them.March 9, 2018 at 11:55 AM #5700
I’ve found the offending user and have removed them. Sorry about that: we do get quite a few spam users but they usually don’t message people like that. Let me know if you get more!
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