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08 Mar 2018 05:52 AM
Patchex
By: Patchex

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Multi Page Spam bot report thread...

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I sadly am trying my best to help when I see Spam bot messages and report them... yet there is no way I can report almost 5 pages of Spam with out getting a tention knot in my shoulders... so here is an attempt to report a multi page Spam issue if it keeps happening. 

 

Right now there are almost 5 pages in  PlayStation Network Support under the Support forum section... 

 

Maybe a Support MVP knows which one of the MODS to send this too? Even if I knew which one, I would not want to post it because then they might target that MOD too :(

  • The current Spam bots do appear to be more overly active than usually, rather relentess it seems.
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  • davemcfly85 (Support MVP)

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    what is really maddening is they are all from different 'users' so if you report one you have to report EACH post for that 'user' in the pat spammes would flood from one 'user' account.
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  • KDC017

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    I spotted a lot of spam threads on the PlayStation Network part of the Support section. They're all in a different language that I can't even read it.
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  • kisuma1

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    The best thing to do is make a list of each individual account and send them to PSForumMods. That being typed, only a few users should do it as to not overload their inbox.

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  • Patchex

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    Maybe a Support MVP or two would like to volunteer for the task? (Ones who are on at different times of the day maybe? It would be cool to have a "community team member" to do this so there is a relay "chain" system to help the mods and Support MVPs cut down on such things... Maybe if we the community see it happening and a few us message one of you and you can send the message so that not to many get sent to flood the MODs inbox it will help with the flow? 
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  • Patchex

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    No Support MVP volunteers? Please you guys and gals we could use a go to... we need a community manager that is not a mod... 

     

    PS lol Hopefully one that does not hate me or anyone else... someone who has been very Sweet and Never Showed Animosity Toword anyone ever in the community and one that is active and someone who is knowlageable? Any one know anyone who fits that discription? 

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  • Patchex

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  • davemcfly85 (Support MVP)

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    good to know the mods are 'on the job' when it comes to this new batch like 3/4 pages in the Network section some evene start threads that make you THINK you are seeing a legit thread and BOOM spam links in the post.
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  • Dead-Sync (Support MVP)

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    But....boy, we sure do have all of the "links" and "phone numbers" to customer supports for all brands around the world.

    When is the support number for KFC and Taco Bell going to be posted from a spam bot? I bet you Taco Bell would get a lot of support inquiries ;D

     

    In all seriousness though, it makes me wonder if spam bots target most-frequently searched terms from search engines to try to generate more hits. In a weird way, it's kind of like a weird insight to what people around the world search for.....

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  • Wow this forum team sucks hard!! This coming from someone who has beed temp banned and warned from site MOD'S on here lol.... I could get paid 25 cents a day and run this forum better than the current person is now....?
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  • @fostermacation, I wouldn't be surprised if the system is automated, and overlooked by a single person. The future seems to be headed this way more and more.

     

    I would imagine from a finacial stand point, it's probably more cost effective to remove the human element from the equation. No more Salaries, Paid Vacations, Paid Sick Leave, or any other fianacial incentives, employers may see as finacial burdens.

     

    The only thing an automated system would need is a small team, with the minimum being one, to keep things operational.

     

     

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  • davemcfly85 (Support MVP)

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    it has gotten so bad other spam bots are replying to the threads started by spam bots at least they are for the most part staying in Network issues threads but I have flagged posts for spam like DAYS ago and they are still there and those 'users' are flooding the forum with more and more spam.
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  • I can't open my thread, what the hell is this? So can you please answer me here I bougth psn plus two weeks ago and now I m banned. My USA acc is banned becouse of my bank declined and refund all my transactions becouse of "security" reasons. I m in Bosnia, Europe now, not in USA anymore, so please tell me how to fix this? I have games at my USA accounts, so if I buy psn plus again on my usa acc can you remove my ban? Or if you cant remove a ban tell me, can I buy psn plus at my UK account and whit this acc play my games from baanned usa acc?
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  • Patchex

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    I doubt that only one person runs this forum, yet I am starting to wonder what they are doing... Yet I bet the forum is most likely last on the list of things they have to do... I highly doubt that anyone who "works" on this forum, only works on the forum... that would be awesome if they did and it was a steady Moderation team, yet that is what they used to pay lithium for lol and look how that turned out... I am glad its getting run in house now, yet it has suffered quite a bit... seems like the forums are on back burner always now... they care more about marketing like that new commercial that must have cost a friken fortune they they actually care about keeping already put into place stuff like the fourms running smoothly it seems... Oh also the spam is more hidden now, seems like we are getting an influx of miss placed threads, they really need to be cleaned out please... 

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  • Patchex

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    There is more Spam Bot stuff Happening... We need a better way to keep it from happening or a better report system that is monitored by Admins... 
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  • Patchex

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    Its happening again and again... there is no way that community members can report it all in a propper manner... the site needs more help or better methods of reporting and fixing the Spam and DDOS issues... 
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