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BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

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  • World of Warcraft
  • 67,485 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 6.1.0
  • 5,450,516 Total Downloads
  • Updated 03/02/2015
  • Created 04/18/2008
  • 2,435 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: v12.524
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About BadBoy: Spam Blocker & Reporter

BadBoy Highlights:

  • Blocking & reporting spam: gold, hack, phishing, account trading, runescape gold trading, casino, illegal item selling, etc...
  • A 20 line chat buffer/throttle to prevent people spamming the same message one after another.
  • Configuration screen by typing /badboy

The following are not scanned and cannot be reported/blocked by this addon: Friends, Real ID friends, Guild, Party, Raid, GM's.
The following channels are monitored: Trade, General, Yell, Whispers.

Please post missed spam on the forums or PM me here. Do not post spam in addon comments.

Plugins

Whispers by level blocker BadBoy_Levels.
Anti anal/etc spam BadBoy_CCleaner.
Remove guild advertising BadBoy_Guilded.

Log all removed chat BadBoy_History.

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Comments

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  • #1001

    Does anyone else get DCd when reporting?

    I get DCd when manually reporting and when clicking the link that BadBoy says to click the report spam.

    Can this be fixed?

    Last edited by xNotta on 2/8/2014 9:35:58 PM
  • #1002

    Just started happening to me as well.

  • #995

    I really like your addon!! It clears so much clutter!

    Can I submit a spam/advertise site that spams loads of realid invites with the same message?
    I have made different ticktets to Blizz but not really with a proper responce so I hope your addon can help :)

    Last edited by Zyhar on 12/5/2013 8:22:07 AM
  • #996
    Quote from Zyhar »

    I really like your addon!! It clears so much clutter!

    Can I submit a spam/advertise site that spams loads of realid invites with the same message?
    I have made different ticktets to Blizz but not really with a proper responce so I hope your addon can help :)


    The link to reporting spam is in the addon description.

  • #994

    Alright, I've only had this happen once since the update, but I think you need to add "FRIEND_PENDING" back in addition to "FRIEND_REQUEST" for the CHAT_MSG_BN_INLINE_TOAST_ALERT events you watch because I've logged on without it removing existing entries until I reloaded.

    I think PLAYER_LOGIN fired before the BNet information was available so it didn't catch them.

  • #991

    Question:  How does BadBoy determine if a B.Net friend request is spam or not?  I have been doing mini pet trades cross realm... and this requires that I get B.Net friend invites.  I would not want any of those blocked as spam.

  • #997

    was wondering about his my self since the addon OQueue is using the battletag system to work

     

  • #992
    Quote from Maizing »

    Question:  How does BadBoy determine if a B.Net friend request is spam or not?  I have been doing mini pet trades cross realm... and this requires that I get B.Net friend invites.  I would not want any of those blocked as spam.


    The exact same way it determines if chat is spam. It scans the note attached to the invite, most people don't even add one in their invites.

  • #999
    Quote from Maizing »

    So if I got a b-net request that had a note that said something like,  "Stone trade," would that get flagged as spam?

    I'm not sure why people are misunderstanding this. Do people saying "stone trade" in trade chat get flagged as spam? No. Like I already stated it uses the EXACT same mechanism to scan invite notes. It needs to be far more suspicous than that. If you're paranoid about this then you should be paranoid about chat scanning also which is the core of this addon.

    Keep in mind that invite reports are also logged by BadBoy_History.

  • #998

    So if I got a b-net request that had a note that said something like,  "Stone trade," would that get flagged as spam?  Because that is the exact type of comment that I would expect to have in a legit request... and I auto-reject any requests that have no note at all unless I am expecting them.

    Actually, thinking about it, I would prefer to accept or reject b-net friend requests manually anyway since I don't get anywhere near as many as I do random spam whispers.  Would it be possible to disable this feature?

  • #987

    BadBoy only checks pending BNet friends for spam when you log in, so it doesn't catch any you receive while online.

  • #988
    Quote from Semlar »

    BadBoy only checks pending BNet friends for spam when you log in, so it doesn't catch any you receive while online.

    Nope, it also registers the event. Is it not working for you?

  • #993

    Seems to work now, thanks for the update.

  • #990
    Quote from Semlar »

    Twice I've received spam BNet invitations while online and they are only caught after I reload the ui, whatever event you're watching doesn't appear to be firing.

    I'll add some prints and if it happens again I'll have more information about why it's not catching them.


    Should be fixed in v12.1

  • #989

    Twice I've received spam BNet invitations while online and they are only caught after I reload the ui, whatever event you're watching doesn't appear to be firing.

    I'll add some prints and if it happens again I'll have more information about why it's not catching them.

    Last edited by Semlar on 11/12/2013 8:38:58 PM
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