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Re: Spam Accounts

Postby kiwikrasher » 17 Dec 2014, 08:05

Kwacky wrote:All sorts of stuff. Usually it's for money.


I'm a simple man, but I still don't undersatnd how they make money from spamming tankslap?

Are they posting links that they hope you will follow and use some malicous code to then fleece you some how?
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Re: Spam Accounts

Postby Kwacky » 18 Dec 2014, 10:25

Clicks = cash

Some of them look to exploit weaknesses so they can use the server
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Re: Spam Accounts

Postby Kwacky » 18 Dec 2014, 10:26

I forgot to mention that registration is open again.

Any problems email me kwacky at tankslap.co.uk
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Re: Spam Accounts

Postby D6Nutz » 18 Dec 2014, 22:34

kiwikrasher wrote:I'm a simple man, but I still don't undersatnd how they make money from spamming tankslap?


Some search engines use the number of links a site has as part of their ranking algoritm, the more links you have the more popular your site and therefore more useful to someone searching. This technique however is outdated, so the most annoying thing is that all these spam bots are doing nothing to increase a sites ranking.
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