Very weird spam incident…
Ok, here we go again. I have WPMU v2.8.2 and BP 1.0.3 installed. Also, the latest version of BBPress, FB-Connect, reCaptcha and Askimet.
About a week ago, despite having ALL registrations/posts/comments completely disabled, a person/bot was able to sneak through and register for an account.
I posted back here and asked what I should do about this and was advised to install reCaptcha (which I did).
Now this morning I went to my BP site and see that once again someone has registered for an account and not only that but they have also used my FaceBook name as their sign-up name but when I click on their icon, instead of taking me to their BP profile, it just refreshes the page. A further look shows that they used a FaceBook URL but used several trailing slashes in the address and no email address was provided.
At first I thought that perhaps this account had been automatically created when I logged into FaceBook under my FB developer account so I tried to recreate this but no dice.
It looks like once again, someone has gotten through. I have no idea what their game/gig/motive was in creating an FB account using my name or how they even got in. I know it wasn’t a family member or friend playing a joke on me either (as has been suggested).
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