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Registered user able to send PM to all members??

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  • Registered user able to send PM to all members??

    This morning a member registered on our forums and somehow managed to send a spam PM to every single user on the forum. They did this over a period of about an hour – seems to be some kind of script.

    How would they do this? How can we prevent this?

  • #2
    Once someone is a registered member with PM permissions I imagine it's possible for him to have a script that does something like this, although I've never really heard of one. There really isn't anyway I know of to stop this.
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    • #3
      If it continues to be an issue, consider moderating the posts of new users and limiting their pm's to 1 or 2. Wayne has thread around here somewhere about how to set this up using usergroups and the promotion system.
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