Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Spam

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Emblem-important.svg When reporting spam, please use the appropriate template(s):
As a courtesy, please consider informing other editors if their actions are being discussed.
{{Link summary|example.com}} -- do not use "subst:" with this template - Do not include the "http://www." portion of the URL inside this template
  • {{IP summary}} - to report anonymous editors suspected of spamming:
{{IP summary|127.0.0.1}} --- do not use "subst:" with this template
  • {{User summary}} - to report registered users suspected of spamming:
{{User summary|Username}} -- do not use "subst:" with this template

Also, please include links ("diffs") to sample spam edits.

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New Wikibot BadCitationBot[edit]

I've created a new Wikibot with the aim of checking citations for valid contents (right now it only checks for suspicious journals, social sites and weak or missing dates).

If you would like to test or contribute to it you can clone it from its git repository: https://github.com/awiebe/mw-citation-check

Remember to run pip -r requirements.txt

Just give it a list of articles you want checked and it will spit out information about whether it has things wrong with it. Bad date formats, suspicious journals and social media links

Spam on Norton AntiVirus page[edit]

Nortonwelocmegjh (talk · contribs · deleted contribs · blacklist hits · AbuseLog · what links to user page · count · COIBot · user page logs · x-wiki · status · Edit filter search · Google · StopForumSpam) This user edited the Norton AntiVirus page to add a phone number, which probably isn't Norton, it probably is a scam number.

pridestudionrecords.com[edit]

—[AlanM1(talk)]— 23:26, 17 April 2019 (UTC)

hardmenstore.com[edit]

Male enhancement garbage spamming. plus Added to blacklist. OhNoitsJamie Talk 13:13, 18 April 2019 (UTC)

mirrorherald.com[edit]

Noticed a single purpose account spamming links to a non-notable British news site. User has been warned. OhNoitsJamie Talk 21:03, 23 April 2019 (UTC)