Recent Attacks

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  1. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    Why do we keep getting attacked by these people? At first it was only isolated incidents but now it's just becoming more frequent and more aggressive.

    At the moment it's just a minor inconvenience but it could get worse.
     
  2. TacticalNuke

    TacticalNuke Administrator

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    As a result of the recent increase in spam, I have made changes to our image verification to make use of reCAPTCHA as our human verification.

    If we continue to see an increase in spam, rest assured that we will do everything necessary to take care of it.

    Thank you for your time.

    -TN
     
  3. usnahopeful

    usnahopeful USNA Midshipman

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    Thank you TN for everything you do for this site! I definitely appreciate it!
     
  4. Bombtrack

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    wait, what's going on?
     
  5. TacticalNuke

    TacticalNuke Administrator

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    We've seen an increase in spam lately on the forum, and thus have taken some steps to attempt to mitigate it. If the problem persists, we have a number of options at our disposal to deal with it.
     
  6. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    We are a website at war.
     
  7. TacticalNuke

    TacticalNuke Administrator

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    As a result of the increase in spam attacks on the site, we will be implementing measures in the coming days to control registration more closely. While we will make every effort to ensure all legitimate persons are able to register, there may be some who are accidentally blocked. We will make use of our contact e-mail to fix such issues.

    Thank you for your time.

    -TN
     
  8. Bombtrack

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    Oh okay, well a lot of us will leaving this summer so you'll have less traffic :biggrin:
     
  9. TacticalNuke

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    Good luck to everyone who is off to basic training this summer. Be sure to stop back in when the school year starts and let us know how everything is going. :thumb:
     
  10. America's Finest

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    They keep happening. What's the point of the attacks? Are they just hoping that kind of advertisement works or just trying to mess with us?
     
  11. bigcox

    bigcox USAFA Cadet

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    i say we as a people must rise as one and slay them. :smile:
     
  12. flyersboy114

    flyersboy114 USAFA Cadet

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    thanks TN! Will do! :thumb:
     
  13. SemperExcelsius

    SemperExcelsius USAFA Cadet

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    TN: Is there a possiblity for you to put a "Report this post" button on all the threads (or perhaps below each post next to the "quote" and other buttons)?

    This may help you and other moderators to locate the attacks quickly if there happens to be something that gets through.

    Just a suggestion.

    Thanks for all you do!
     
  14. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    That's a good idea. They keep happening.
     
  15. KPMum2012

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    It's already there. Look in the upper right corner of each post. That little red and white triangle is for reporting problem posts. They've got it covered.:thumb:

    Thanks TN and everyone for all you do keeping these forums running smoothly!
     
  16. SemperExcelsius

    SemperExcelsius USAFA Cadet

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    Oh wow... I never even realized you could click on that!

    Can't say I didn't learn anything today :thumb: Thanks!
     
  17. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

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    Oh wow, never noticed it. :redface:
     
  18. Zaphod

    Zaphod Founding Member

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    :yllol:

    Thanks! I needed that! :biggrin:
     

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