Wikivoyage:Vandalism in progress

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Please read Project:How to handle unwanted edits to understand what is vandalism to Wikivoyage.

Anyone can help handle unwanted edits on Wikivoyage. A couple of bad edits can be reverted quickly and easily by the first person to see them. See How to revert a page to see how to do this yourself.

However, administrators have some tools that enable them to quickly revert edits by a particular user, and also to temporarily block repeat offenders. Use this page when you need assistance from an administrator, for example when vandalism is occurring at a rapid rate or over an extended period of time. Or even if you have been managing a vandalism attack but are now going offline.

Please list the IP address or user name (use the format [[Special:Contributions/Username|Username]] or [[Special:Contributions/IP Address|IP Address]] as the header), pages touched and damage done. Sign your name using ~~~~ after your report. Put the person's IP or username in the edit summary.

See also Project:User ban nominations.

Current alerts[edit]

User:178.48.224.108, User:185.14.149.209, User:178.48.229.120[edit]

See revision history of the Szentendre article. This is not a high-volume vandal, but I note the vandalism here, which so far consists of repeatedly deleting thumbnails without explanation. These IPs are currently blocked for 24 hours, but as this seems to be a dynamic-IP user, expect a move to another IP. We should suspend the user for increasingly long periods without notice to its user talk pages, so as not to give it whatever weird satisfaction such attention might draw. Ikan Kekek (talk) 16:38, 20 December 2015 (UTC)

See also User contributions for -Sombrero19. Currently up to 1 week's suspension, along with User:178.48.229.120. Ikan Kekek (talk) 09:37, 26 December 2015 (UTC)
I suspect this one too User:95.215.52.150 --Traveler100 (talk) 14:45, 26 December 2015 (UTC)
Another east European IP address changing destinations User:212.87.238.34. Although not knowing if this is a real correction or not have left the edit, not sure if should undo change --Traveler100 (talk) 16:30, 27 December 2015 (UTC)
Yes. The hallmark of this vandal seems to be removing links to Budapest, in addition to removing images from Hungarian articles. Somebody probably had an awful experience in Hungary... ϒpsilon (talk) 16:40, 27 December 2015 (UTC)
78.92.10.167 ϒpsilon (talk) 14:57, 13 January 2016 (UTC)

Massive spam account creation attempt[edit]

I just took a look at the abuse filter that catches the annoying Telstra vandal, and I was shock to see that since yesterday more than 500 attempts to create (presumably spam) accounts were made.

I don't think this has anything to do with the Telstra user, but just lucky that the filter blocked this automated account creation process as coming from one of their IP's.

This looks like a serious attack. What can we do to prevent this happening from an IP range that is not blocked? --Andrewssi2 (talk) 10:11, 23 January 2016 (UTC)

They are still going strong, attempting 4 account creations every minute. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 11:25, 23 January 2016 (UTC)
Sorry, looks like I made a mistake in the ip range detection, and a quick fix has stopped this. Please ignore for now. --Andrewssi2 (talk) 11:51, 23 January 2016 (UTC)