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Spam.. ugh

Post by dawm » Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:37 pm

I removed all the spammers that have flooded in.. also changed our registration question to a new method, hopefully this will keep them out.. at least for a while.
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Re: Spam.. ugh

Post by uptownsport » Mon Apr 29, 2013 5:09 pm

It was horrible at MNNeons- And we've got an evil troll too boot.
We went to pass phrase- they just e-mail you for the word

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Post by dawm » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:49 pm

Now theres a special link only non-members can see which takes them to a specified post (forum rules) in which they need to figure out a word in a specified sentence which they have to enter in order to signup. If a spambot can figure all that out.. I might as well give up :P
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Re: Spam.. ugh

Post by Themicles » Thu May 02, 2013 12:46 pm

Was the site using reCaptcha before? Not only has regular Captcha been defeated for a long time, Google's reCaptcha was cracked a year or so ago. Google denies it, but all the sites I had reCaptcha on started getting spam bots at the beginning of this year. I had to switch my phpBB forums to the Question module.
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Re: Spam.. ugh

Post by uptownsport » Thu May 02, 2013 2:36 pm

I've heard those things are SMART- I can't read the catchpas!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Spam.. ugh

Post by dawm » Fri May 03, 2013 2:00 pm

We were using a question and answer but apparently they're smart enough to do a Google search. Now its a little more involved in that they have to read a post to find the word used to complete registration
04 Dodge Neon 2.4L - Going full SRT swap (project)
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