*** Attacks by spam bots ***

February 2023 Forums Website / Technical *** Attacks by spam bots ***

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    Matthew Culbert

    The website has been under a sustained attack for several weeks now and therefore as a result, we’ve been forced to implement stricter measures to block the would-be infiltrators.

    This includes banning IP addresses that rack up too many failed
    login attempts, so legitimate Forum users should be careful not to
    mistype their usernames or passwords, and that if they do do so and
    find themselves unable to access the website, they should get in touch
    with us to get unblocked.

    If you have any difficulty logging in as usual, write an email to the internet department,

    Give login name (not password)

    and IP address (you normally should see this next to your last posting but if as probable, you cannot access the website at all, go to a
    website like https://whatismyipaddress.com/ to find out your IP

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