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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by papercoffee » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:21 am

OK? All the spam got deleted ...who?
And why are all the spambots still there and reading the user profiles?

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Gustavo6046 » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:22 am

Posted in twitter! Please DEACTIVATE registration and STOP these goons! Oh crap, look what they did !!

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by papercoffee » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:24 am

All are gone... posts and bots. Is that you Shade?

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by JackGriffin » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:59 am

To staff:

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So long, and thanks for all the fish

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Shade » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:10 am

I will investigate that issue and will deactive the registraion temporarily.
I just got a first PM notification via mail today evening. Even via Facebook the first message arrived me about 2 hours ago, which I've read minutes ago. Now I'm here to see that the site had a problem since yesterday.

Please, in such situations, write to mail@ut99.org immediatly to contact me directly.

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by papercoffee » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:20 am

What's with luluthefirst is this account hacked?
I totally forgot the mail address :ironic: ...saved it now.

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Shade » Fri Feb 05, 2016 1:28 am

papercoffee wrote:What's with luluthefirst is this account hacked?
I totally forgot the mail address :ironic: ...saved it now.
See internal board.

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Dr.Flay » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:36 am

Paper does not have a key to the staffroom any more.

luluthefirst originally asked in October for us to delete the account and remove all posts.
My reply;
Sent: Mon Oct 12, 2015 12:02 pm
Dr.Flay wrote:Please reconsider what you ask.
Public forums are threaded for a reason, and mass post removals make other peoples posts seem confusing.
So I'm sorry but that is not done in a resource based site like this. It is not like a social media site.
Deleting the posts is not an option unless they are abusive or break the rules.
...or maybe if you just posted in off-topic I could.... *runs to check*
No, sorry but even if we close your account, your posts will be referenced for clarity and still exist.

Just feel free to ignore us, but know that you are welcome back any time.
Until we get a reply from luluthefirst, we cannot confirm if it was them or someone using their account.
All the activity was from the same source, and both banning and blocking have been used while we investigate.

Note: The site security has not been compromised. No admin or moderator access was used.
The spam posts were deleted by the same account :noidea
Either a change of heart, or a warning to us, or 2 people fighting over an account.... any of this is possible.
Weirdness :omfg:

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Shade » Fri Feb 05, 2016 2:46 am

Dr.Flay wrote:Paper does not have a key to the staffroom any more.
Sure. I must have slept while writing that. :mrgreen:

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by papercoffee » Fri Feb 05, 2016 3:28 am

But I still have the keys to the bathroom :mrgreen:

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by UnrealGGecko » Fri Feb 05, 2016 6:15 am

Well... Seems I missed all the fun again, boohoo, I mean great job Shade, thanks for coming and fixing this problem, you rock dude! :rock: :tu: :gj: :thuup:

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by papercoffee » Fri Feb 05, 2016 4:42 pm

UnrealGecko wrote:Seems I missed all the fun again
FUN? This wasn't fun young man!!! This was hell ...we were surrounded by spam-zombies!
The sole survivors gathered in this thread and tried to fend off the brainless masses ...one could breach our barricades and went behind our defence line.
luluthefirst got infected ...we had to shoot him.
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And then silence ...suddenly all the spam-zombies stopped and retreated. We could sense their glances, watching us and waiting that we come out of our improvised shelter. one after another vanished.
lulu disappeared as well ...even so he got a bullet in his head.
It was horrifying.
Then, this voice ...we couldn't recognize it ...someone was saying that it was safe to come out... we opened the door and nearly shot him.
It was Shade ...we thought he was long dead ...but there he was, standing with a shovel and bashing in the skull of one of the spam-zombies. We were finally safe. We could breath.

But, what still concerned us was ...what happened with luluthefirst?
We all did see him die ...but his body is nowhere to be found.






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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by ANUBITEK » Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:16 pm

Is it ironic that around the same time the spam posts started happening, I got over 200+ E-mails asking for confirmation to join mailing lists? A lot of .gov and .edu websites that all said the same thing.
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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by Shade » Sat Feb 06, 2016 2:58 am

LannFyre wrote:Is it ironic that around the same time the spam posts started happening, I got over 200+ E-mails asking for confirmation to join mailing lists? A lot of .gov and .edu websites that all said the same thing.
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Did you have a registered account at the Standalone Day-Z forum with that e-mail adress? The only explenation I would have... beside the usual "Coincidence". :)

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Re: WARNING !!! Gizmo detected

Post by PrinceOfFunky » Sat Feb 06, 2016 5:18 am

papercoffee wrote:OK? All the spam got deleted ...who?
And why are all the spambots still there and reading the user profiles?
Serious hackers usually don't spam. Let's say, these ones just wanted to delete their own hack trail.
Maybe it was just a test, or they just wanted to get the uncrypted database.
"Your stuff is known to be buggy and unfinished/not properly tested"