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Lots of Spam recently


brian1208 17 11.8k 12 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 8:27AM
Has anyone else been getting spam through their Foliopic contact page? I seem to be getting it on a fairly regular basis for the last week or so, if so do you have clues on how to stop it?
mcgannc 12 389 3 England
27 Sep 2010 9:22AM
Yep, me too. Probably had about 4 different 'random' messages with dodgy looking e-mail addresses on them over the past week. A bit surprised really as I thought the fact people have to complete a sum before sending, would stop this from happening!

Chris.
cattyal Plus
15 9.2k 6 England
27 Sep 2010 9:30AM
I've just had the one - last week - so far.......
27 Sep 2010 11:23AM
Yeah, i'm currently getting about 6 or 7 spam messages a day. Very annoying!
Scutter Plus
13 1.7k 6 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 11:43AM
I had one last week; I got really excited at the notification as I thought some one was actually interested in my pictures!!SadSadWink
brian1208 17 11.8k 12 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 12:47PM
I've just had an e-mail back from Richard at foliopic and he suggests changing from maths verification to image verification as this should make it more difficult for the spammers, we shall see. (does spam improve your google page position I wonder? Wink )
Pete 19 18.8k 97 England
27 Sep 2010 12:53PM
Spammers are becoming my number one pet hate! They are everywhere. Whatever you do where there's a possibility of bypassing security they're in. Wireless networks, online forms, email, files, servers...grrrr.
lobsterboy Plus
17 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 1:04PM

Quote:I've just had an e-mail back from Richard at foliopic and he suggests changing from maths verification to image verification as this should make it more difficult for the spammers, we shall see.


Yup ImagesOfEssex was getting tons of spam a few months back but making that change quickly stopped it.
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
27 Sep 2010 1:16PM
I have none yet.....Smile
No visitors I suppose....not even spammers.... LOL
rhousham 14 435 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 1:21PM

Quote:I've just had an e-mail back from Richard at foliopic and he suggests changing from maths verification to image verification as this should make it more difficult for the spammers, we shall see. (does spam improve your google page position I wonder? Wink )

Yeah that's right just go to settings and then scroll down the setting is there.
Richard
mcgannc 12 389 3 England
27 Sep 2010 2:37PM
Just changed my settings now, so fingers crossed it will do the trick - thanks to brian1208 for the feedback!

Chris
sitan1 Plus
12 1.3k 1 United Kingdom
30 Sep 2010 10:25AM
I was getting spam everyday for a while but I must admit I was impressed they could add the 1+2 for verification so they deserved to hit me hard lol (Damn those maths geniuses).
Anyway it must be a stroke of luck they targeted me as I've just bought 5000 packets of viagra, lost 2000 pounds at the online casino and found out I had a long long long lost aunt in Nigeria who by pure luck came across my website trying to find bible scriptures and also at the same time needs 10,000 pounds for a knee operation (wow how lucky Is that) anyway I've just posted the money in cash this morning.
I bet you lot think I'm one of those gullible thickos sending the money but I had the last laugh, I just got an e-mail this morning saying I had also won the Nigerian lottery of 1,000,000,00 and I only have to send 50,000 for admin costs before they can release the money (whos laughing now hey).
sitan1 Plus
12 1.3k 1 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2011 10:27AM
Noooooo the spams have started again lol.
At least I know someone is looking at my site Smile
davidburleson 14 3.0k 3 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2011 2:59PM

Quote:Noooooo the spams have started again lol.
At least I know someone is looking at my site Smile



Hi Sitan,

Ensure that you are using image verification on your contact page to prevent this spam.
Phil_Restan 15 280 9 England
6 Jan 2011 5:25PM
Simon , at least you can now buy a decent spam filter with your winningsSmile

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