[spam report] question 173164 comment spam, kitkatny's account hijacked

Asked by Eliah Kagan on 2011-10-10

The user kitkatny (https://launchpad.net/~kitkatny03) was a legitimate user of Launchpad, but this user's account was apparently hijacked. The comment posted from it on 7 October 2011 (post #23) in https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox/+question/173164 is spam.

Question information

Language:
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Status:
Solved
For:
Launchpad itself Edit question
Assignee:
No assignee Edit question
Solved by:
Benji York
Solved:
2011-10-31
Last query:
2011-10-31
Last reply:
2011-10-31

This question was reopened

Raphaƫl Badin (rvb) said : #1

Thanks for reporting this!

You're welcome. I see that you've removed the spam post, so I'm marking this question as Solved.

Also: Thanks for the quick response!

More spam has been posted in the same question by the same user (post #26).

Best Benji York (benji) said : #5

I've removed the offending comment and contacted the user to inform them of the hijacking. If their account continues to be used to send spam we will suspend the account.

Thanks Benji York, that solved my question.