A 20 line chat buffer/throttle to prevent people spamming the same message one after another.
Automatically blocks & reports Battle.net/realid invites from gold spammers.
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: Public Trade/General/etc, Say, Yell, Whisper.
v12.000 - Implemented a new blacklist feature to prevent asking you to report a spammer after they've already been reported.
v11.617 - anti-spam update
v11.611 - anti-spam update
v11.605 - anti-spam update, toc bump
v11.604 - anti-spam update
v11.600 - Include the LibChatAnims library to prevent BadBoy blocking talent changes for some users. Anti-spam update.
v11.525 - anti-spam update
v11.507 - anti-spam update
v11.500 - improve fake RBG detection
v11.434 - anti-spam update
v11.431 - anti-spam update
v11.424 - anti-spam update
v11.400 - code improvements in the reporting function, locale update, anti-spam update
v11.318 - anti-spam update
v11.300 - further improved fake RBG ad detection
Improved Russian spam filtering
v11.234 - improve popup code, anti-spam update
v11.232 - wow 5.1, anti-spam update
v11.222 - anti-spam update
v11.2 - Improve detection of fake RBG ads.
v11.1 - Fix a taint issue with /targeting.
v11 - Now automatically blocks and reports Battle.net/realid invites from gold spammers
v10.016 - toc update
v10.014 - Anti-goldspam update
v10.000 - Support for filtering the new D3 related gold/account spam.
Removed name from report link.
Report link is now longer and easier to click.
Reporting is now like a game of whack-a-mole, the report link is removed from chat after being clicked.
Add support for BadBoy_History, a new BadBoy plugin for logging removed chat.
Fix a bug for popup users where the popup would not reset.
The time between clicking reports is now restricted to 4 seconds to try and prevent a Blizzard disconnect bug.
Improved goldspam filters.
v9.111 - Anti-goldspam update
v9.106 - Anti-goldspam update
v9.100 - Expand chat throttle to 20 lines, improve various rules
v9.018 - Anti-goldspam update
v9.009 - Shorten the report player message to 1 line to make it less intrusive
v9.000 - Re-Added the 15 line chat buffer/throttle from v6
Added option to disable printing a report message in chat
Updated config & description
v8.200 - Remove the popup so that click-to-report is easier/faster.
v8.100 - Blizzard has removed the ability to automatically report spam, swapping to printing a message in chat with a chat link asking to report the player (a la good ol' SpamSentry). Happy 4th Birthday BadBoy, GG Blizz!
v8.043 - anti-goldspam update.
v8.031 - anti-goldspam update.
v8.026 - anti-goldspam update.
v8.017 - anti-goldspam update.
v8.012 - anti-goldspam update.
v8.005 - Support for patch 4.3.4, anti-goldspam update.
v8.000 -Possibly fixed an issue for some users where silent mode didn't work.
-Re-code the raid icon handling and symbol handling to strengthen BadBoy against spam that uses raid icon & symbol separation.
-Print a chat message if an addon is breaking critical chat data that BadBoy needs, thus breaking BadBoy, and showing an error.
-Fix a minor display issue for manual report users.
-Improve Russian & French filters.
-Remove/cleanup lots of old rules.
v7.100 - Added filters for removing Runescape gold trading, improve French filters, anti-goldspam update.
v7.008 - Anti-goldspam update.
v7.001 - Anti-goldspam update.
v7.000 - Re-wrote the string replacement system to harden BadBoy against letter replacement spam.
v6.655 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.653 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.648 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.642 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.639 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.634 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.633 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.628 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.619 - Anti-goldspam/anti-phishing update.
v6.616 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.606 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.600 - Major improvement against Russian goldspam, re-wrote some things to make maintenance easier, Anti-goldspam update.
v6.200 - No longer scans chat from guild members, or RealID friends.
v6.154 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.151 - Anti-goldspam update.
v6.150 - Remove code for throttling chat, removing ascii art, and blocking sleep emotes from floating bots. Blizz public chat throttling should have fixed the first 2 and hopefully the bots have been fixed. This addon is now very much just a phishing/gold/hack/casino spam reporter, for now.
v6.100 - anti-goldspam update
remove some old stuff
disable repetitive spam filter & ASCII art filter to test if new Blizz throttle system is effective
bump to 40000
v6.012 - anti-goldspam update
v6.007 - anti-goldspam update
v6.005 - anti-goldspam update
v6.002 - fix an issue with detecting euros/pounds
v6.001 - add support for BadBoy_Levels v2.50
v6.000 - Now uses a heuristic system to combat phishing, improved goldspam heuristics, fixed BadBoy_Levels box showing when not installed.
v22.214.171.124 - anti-goldspam update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v188.8.131.52 - add support for BadBoy_CCleaner v3 and a config for BadBoy_Levels, anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-goldspam update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update, fix the bot sleep emote spam filter to actually work, extend the amount of lines the chat throttling feature checks.
v126.96.36.199 - anti-goldspam update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-goldspam update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-goldspam update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-goldspam update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-goldspam update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - fix a detection that wasn't working properly.
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing/anti-goldspam update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-goldspam update
v188.8.131.52 - *Temporarily* filter the (non-reported) sleep emote spam from non-friends until Blizzard fix the floating bots, hopefully soon... as I dislike having this kind of thing in BadBoy.
- anti-goldspam update.
v184.108.40.206 - Gold spam list update
v220.127.116.11 - Short: Uses less resources, catches more spam
Long: A heuristic system has been implemented to assist BadBoy. This has resulted in a smaller database so smaller file size and memory usage, but should mainly and *hopefully* result in less updates.
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist/anti-phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist/anti-phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - Sometimes the gold advertisers like to draw with symbols to advertise their gold, v4.3 attempts to combat this by filtering this art, can be turned off, see config for details.
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-phishing update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing update/blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing/blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - anti-phishing/blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing update
v220.127.116.11 - anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - Added a basic "art" remover feature, simple removal of lines with nothing but symbols.
v18.104.22.168 - Blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - Blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - Improve the line consolidation feature - now filters identical lines by checking the last 5 lines instead of the last 1 line, old rules apply = no filtering of you/friends. Database cleanup/update.
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - anti-phishing update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist/anti-phishing update
v18.104.22.168 - anti-phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - anti-phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - 3.3 update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist/phishing update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - minor bug fix in chat consolidation feature
v18.104.22.168 - phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - christmas phishing update
v126.96.36.199: Added a very simple options screen (1kb) for user friendliness
+ New multi-to-single line spam consolidation feature (see addon description for example)
+ URL blacklist completely erased, now depends solely on generic triggers to catch current and new spam.
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist/phishing update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - internal reworkings and cleanups, blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist/phishing update. Few tweaks and cleanups.
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - Player names are now player links (shift-click whoable for the paranoid)
Database & general cleanups, remove some 3.1 code checking
v22.214.171.124 - anti-phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - phishing update
v22.214.171.124 - anti malware & phishing update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - toc update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist/whisperer update
v220.127.116.11 - generic/anti-whisperer update
v18.104.22.168 - More fighting against low level whisperers, blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update, fix a very rare error for manual reporters
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - Improved mount phishing protection
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist update
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - Add another mount/phishing URL
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist update
v126.96.36.199 - add new phishing url
v188.8.131.52 - blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - blacklist update, BadBoy_CCleaner now available for filtering crap from chat
v220.127.116.11 - blacklist update
v18.104.22.168 - blacklist update
v22.214.171.124 - blacklist a new commonly spammed phishing address
v126.96.36.199 - blacklist updates
v188.8.131.52 - adds filtering for DND/AFK messages to further remove the low level whispering pests, blacklist update
v184.108.40.206 - Minor bugfix for v3.3, BadBoy_Levels now available for whisper filtering by level.
v220.127.116.11 - Now only scans official blizz custom channels(gen/trade/etc), should prevent odd problems with RPr's and their weird addons using chat channels for data communication.
v18.104.22.168 - minor tweaks
v22.214.171.124 - if you have popups enabled, it will show the spam you received
v126.96.36.199 - ability to turn off report messages, in chat type: /script BADBOY_SILENT = true
v188.8.131.52 - minor tweaks
v184.108.40.206 - tell the user if another addon is breaking badboy
v220.127.116.11 - Only works on wow 3.1
v18.104.22.168 - 3.1 compat, Blacklist Update
v22.214.171.124 - Blacklist Update
v126.96.36.199 - Blacklist Update
v188.8.131.52 - Blacklist Update
v184.108.40.206 - Blacklist Update
v220.127.116.11 - Blacklist Update
v18.104.22.168 - removed temp Christmas filter
removed gold spam art filter from 2008
update blacklist email/URL
v22.214.171.124 - Blacklist Update
v126.96.36.199 - Blacklist Update
v188.8.131.52 - Start of blacklisted emails
v184.108.40.206 - Blacklist Update
v220.127.116.11 - Blacklist Update
v18.104.22.168 - Blacklist Update
v22.214.171.124 - Blacklist Update
v126.96.36.199 - Blacklist Update
v188.8.131.52 - Filter new seasonal spam
v184.108.40.206 - Blacklist Update
v2.1.0 - Wrath Update
v2.0.9 - Blacklist Update
v2.0.8 - Updated Blacklist
v2.0.7 - Updated Blacklist
v2.0.6 - Updated Blacklist
Added new spam detection (attempt to kill "hi, hi, [spam]" whispers)
v2.0.5 - Updated Blacklist
v2.0.4 - Added new spam detection
v2.0.3 - Added some "hack" sites
v2.0.2 - Added new spam detection
v2.0.1 - Added new spam detection
v2 - Database reshape finished, resulting in it being smaller and tougher than ever, should result in less updates.
-Manual reporting option now saves. Type EXACTLY "/script BADBOY_POPUP = true" ingame for manual reporting instead of automatic. Use "false" to go back to automatic.
-Updated to combat the latest forms of spam appearing the past few days.
v1.8.1 - Cleanup DB
v1.8 - Bugfix with phrases
Fix an extremely rare false positive with certain IPs
v1.7.5 - Updated Blacklist
v1.7.4 - Blacklist Update
v1.7.3 - Blacklist update
v1.7.2 - Updated Blacklist
v1.7.1 - Blacklist update
v1.7 - Blacklist update
Updated against a new form of multiline spam
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