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by pls
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 262990

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

JamesN, I certainly did miss - and still didn't locate - the mod you refer to in the first post. I did click on the URL listed in one of your posts, trolled through your website (Sr. Cebolla, in Spanish, right, to keep bots from scanning my post and accessing it?), and downloaded <<Prime_LinksNOSPAM...
by pls
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 262990

Re: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.

I am not happy. I have read and re-read this entire thread and searched what's left of this hacked forum, and I cannot find ANYTHING to compare with what our board previously used, under 2.x.x, to block spammers completely! Furthermore, I cannot understand why a viable spam stopper wasn't built into...
by pls
Wed Feb 04, 2009 7:04 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Spam Bots & phpBB3?
Replies: 47
Views: 67676

Re: Spam Bots & phpBB3?

We just installed phpBB 3.x a few days ago, and I enabled CAPTCHA. Immediately I noticed spam registrations with CAPTCHA on - perhaps by human operators? I've read somewhere that some bots now have OCR capabilities for CAPTCHA fields - correct? When we were still running 2.x, we had a series of rota...