Recent spam wave in BMC Communities

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    What happened?

    A series of spam accounts started on Oct 17th in BMC Communities, which resulted in hundreds of spam discussions written in Chinese/Korean/... language. Notifications for these contents flooded community members' inbox.

    As you can guess, complex balance between making joining & posting very easy and secure, so that using Communities is valuable for all of us

     

     

    What did we do?

    Communities team has taken an action by deleting all the identified spammer profiles and their content. Thanks to all our champions who reported these spammers on time!

    We are taking technical measures to limit the spammers.

     

    Next Steps

    If you spot any more spammers, please flag their content as Abuse, and post details here. Thanks!