My hub http://hubpages.com/hub/Help_Find_Madeleine_McCann is under a spam attack, I have marked the messages as spam, but as soon as I remove them they are replaced, I wouldn't mind but the spammers linking to a site asking for donations, that are nothing to do with the official Maddie fund.........jimmy
Jimmy, have you changed it so comments won't show until you approve them?
This sucks. What a bummer for you...especially with that hub of all hubs.
I blocked the person responsible by ip address yesterday. It was actually a fairly tame attack by spam standards. Hopefully the problem went away Jimmy.
thanks guys it seems to have stopped now i have also changed the comments Stacie as you suggested.....jimmy
Paul I went about it the wrong way at first, i deleted them without marking them as spam first,
there were about 20 of them, that I removed.
nice to know that someone is out there helping hubbers.
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My Hubs seem to be the target of spammers tonight, anyone else having the same problem?, thank goodness hubpages is recognising the spam before it gets published.....jimmyMaybe catchpa for non members?
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