Archive for Monday, September 12, 2011

Spam causes tonganoxiemirror.com to turn off submission form

September 12, 2011

Tonganoxiemirror.com has temporarily disabled users' ability to submit forms through the website for anniversaries, births, deaths, engagements, news story ideas, letters to the editor, photos and weddings.

This past weekend news sites operated by The World Company, which operates tonganoxiemirror.com, were hit by automated spammers, generating more than 10,000 forms for various society and news submissions.

Programmers are busy reconfiguring the form-submission pages so that they are no longer vulnerable to the spammers. Until a solution is reached, however, readers are asked to email their news and society submissions directly to editor@tonganoxiemirror.com.

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