Ambitious Spammer

Wow. An RIA user recently set up more than 100 different accounts in order to spam Eddie Van Halen to the top of the best guitarist list.

I have to give this guy high marks for persistence - but low marks for ethics and brains.

In addition to the scores of regular users who keep in eye out for these sorts of spam attacks, we also have automated detection tools to pick up unusual behavior.

The end result? This guy has been permanently blocked at our firewall - no warnings or explanations required.

As always, your feedback in helping us to be aware of suspicious activity is appreciated.

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