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Message 4722 - Posted: 18 Oct 2014, 1:00:43 UTC

To deal with the spam accounts, I went through and deleted every account with 0 credit, no wildlife@home activity, no team, and no attached computers. This ended up being a whopping 72599 spam accounts. I apologize if I deleted your account and you're not a spammer, but due to the massive amount of accounts I had no choice but to bring a sledgehammer to the problem. I did do a database back up, so if I wrongly deleted your account and you want it restored you can either send me an email and I'll restore it (or just make a new one since you had no credit or activity anyways).

On a positive note, it looks like the measures I took yesterday has stopped the flood of spam accounts, so hopefully we're in the clear for awhile!

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