Spam prevention
Ambassador
4,225,762
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Well you beat me. I think I had 16 this morning - same sort of thing. But then I also got 5 SPAM leads. What a pain. It's gotten really bad recently - I think since the purchase and changing the URL. ope they can put some measures in place

Aug 07, 2015 04:37 AM
Ambassador
1,304,512
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

I feel like such a wallflower!!  Sorry you were hit

Aug 07, 2015 03:21 AM
Rainmaker
658,498
Sara Wagner
The Woodland Companies - Adams, WI
Stevens Point Rentals

Did not notice any.

Oct 24, 2018 07:32 AM
Ambassador
4,706,783
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Spam seems to be never ending around here.

Apr 20, 2018 09:54 PM
Rainer
230,824
Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

no.... hmm  "one is the lonliest number"  :)   11111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111

Aug 07, 2015 01:56 PM
Rainmaker
5,830,275
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes, I received many of them. All of them were comments on one blog.

Aug 07, 2015 11:39 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,329
FN LN
Toronto, ON

I have not seen any spammers today.

Aug 07, 2015 11:14 AM
Ambassador
2,209,455
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

Thankfully that hasn't happened to me. Knock on wood. I hope it stops happening for you, too. 

Aug 07, 2015 10:16 AM
Rainmaker
4,344,987
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I too had about 20 comments, and then sent me 7-10 messages also, only with "1".    Guess they had nothing better to do!

Aug 07, 2015 09:08 AM
Rainmaker
812,652
Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Well at least your spammer wasn't a BEATLES fan for instead of "1" it would have been:

#9, #9, #9 ,#9, #9, . . . .

Aug 07, 2015 05:57 AM
Rainmaker
390,039
Bill Dandridge
MKB, Realtors - Roanoke, VA
GREEN, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker

I received that from a recent post as well. I was so excited that so many people commented on my post, and rushed to see the feedback. There were 20 comments with that same numerical response from ananymous as well...

Aug 07, 2015 05:02 AM
Ambassador
3,985,140
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Yes they were comments and spam emails too. I wonder how many total penetrated the system.

Aug 07, 2015 04:58 AM
Rainmaker
4,798,723
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

No, not recently.  But, then again, I'm not as popular as you are.  

Aug 07, 2015 04:44 AM
Rainmaker
212,605
Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

Have not gotten spam as comments yet. That does not even try to sell something, so that seems like a waste of someone doing that. When will these spammers give up with their non-sense

Aug 07, 2015 04:14 AM
Rainer
271,881
Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

All different user accounts, clearly same person.  Thinking about this from another angle- why do this? Typically a tiny post is a test.  AR has your credit card info if paid account. AR doesn't have much personal information to hack individuals.  Monitor any credit card used on this site. Change passwords regularily.

My guess is it is being done to harm AR 

Bets on who it is? (don't say it publicly here) 

Aug 07, 2015 03:38 AM
Rainmaker
1,407,427
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Ron and Alexandra Seigel I haven't seen any until I just logged in and there is one above this question.

Aug 07, 2015 02:53 AM
Rainmaker
2,742,077
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Yes, I have seen these on a bunch of posts and reported as well. Not sure what they are trying to achieve with it, except maybe using the user name as a tracer...to see where the spam comments stick (later they do searches on the web for those and keep adding). But, not sure the benefit of doing 20 comments in same post.

Aug 07, 2015 02:48 AM
Ambassador
4,306,594
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Ron and Alexandra Seigel - I am not so lucky.....

Aug 07, 2015 02:09 AM
Rainmaker
175,414
Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

Wow, that is not good.  I have been seeing more and more signs of Spam on AR lately.

Aug 07, 2015 02:03 AM
Rainmaker
379,424
Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Sunset Properties, Powered by Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

Not yet Ron and Alexandra Seigel.  

Aug 07, 2015 01:52 AM