Circumventing spam filters (and deceiving reviewers) by taking part of a legitimate post and adding a spam link--possible solutions?
Users have found a way to circumvent spam filters and deceive reviewers with less-than-keen eyes for spam, by copying part of a legitimate post and adding a spam link. Can we better control this kind ...
It seems spammers have found a way to work around spam filters using the URL in the user profile. This can come from the Home Page field in the form that unregistered users must fill out (the ...
The user Gareth edited a blatant spam post, replacing it with the following content (the content is now deleted and is visible to 10k users and moderators only): UTTER SPAM Please delete me. ...
As most of you will have noticed, the last two days brought us enormous amounts of spam from computersight.com – more specifically the following link: computersight.com / communication-networks / ...
I've noticed that several answers that I've flagged as spam whose accounts have been deleted have been assigned to the Deposit account. What is the purpose of this account, and why is it needed? ...
What's our stance on relevant product recommendations? The paragraph in the FAQ is clearly not enough in this case. As a recent example, a developer of an Outlook plug-in/addon started answering ...
What is the proper way to handle Answers that specifically mention a company's products in a way that obviously is more an advertisement than a real answer Answers that refer to a (company's) weblog ...
This morning came an advertising user for some password recovery products for Windows. It was obvious spam, and was reported as such, and deleted. However, searching for their "product" shows that ...
I feel that a user is asking questions without the purpose of gaining an answer, but to rather link to several other sites. Multiple links in almost all of his / her questions with less then half of ...