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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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The case of Tutune is already in progress. In the meantime:

totom (144141): 9122 notes deleted
Anino (170679): 6948 notes
TrstJeNaš (208273): 444 notes
sweise (198296): 724 notes
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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The last HIT by tutune
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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ErGo wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:59 pm
The case of Tutune is already in progress.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Testing the "machine" once. It's OK
But twice in 2 days, it's not OK anymore .
Users :OctIce ( https://en.eurobilltracker.com/profile/?user=206109 ) and OctIce_Fr ( https://en.eurobilltracker.com/profile/?user=208740 )
Hit #1 : https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=193108598
Hit #2 : https://en.eurobilltracker.com/notes/?id=193030534
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Asiamaniac wrote:
Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:22 pm
Has anybody got an idea where all these presumably fake Americans are from? Are these real people? One of those towns where they pretend to be from, is "Veracruz 9 subsotano c" - looks fake, too. Has got 11 (l)users, and they all have got 0 bills.

Guess those Americans with strange names and no bills are dust that needs to be cleaned.
Sounds like some sort of a spambot has created those accounts. This has happened before, even with the same location that you mentioned. I'll remove those.

Edit: Those 118 "users" of Chinese origin have now been removed.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Thank you , Avij, very good. And yes, these locations have rung a bell with me from previous such attacks.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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ErGo wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:59 pm
The case of Tutune is already in progress.
Solved:

Tutune (204703): 13370 notes deleted
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Good job :D
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Good job but it doesn't stop her/him
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Why are the accounts of repeat offenders just not deleted and their IPs blocked from accessing EBT?
I guess there must be a reason for this but I can not see what it coud be.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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portaonze wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:56 pm
Why are the accounts of repeat offenders just not deleted and their IPs blocked from accessing EBT?
I guess there must be a reason for this but I can not see what it coud be.
Have you ever heard of DHCP and dynamic addresses?

Deleting the user accounts would be rather useless. New user accounts can be created easily.

In short, yes, there's a reason for the current procedures.

If you have suggestions for how to deal better with fakers, maybe it'd be better to send them privately to ErGo instead of discussing those methods here in public.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Got it.
Thanks for the answer.
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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jeff44 wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:14 pm
Good job but it doesn't stop her/him
Sometimes we have to repeat the procedure - no problem for us....
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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Ok ... thank you for answering
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Re: Suspicious notes and users

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jeff44 wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:14 pm
Good job but it doesn't stop her/him
Now:

Tutune (204703): 1934 notes deleted

In the meantime, he apologized for his behaviour.
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