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by trixom
Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:34 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297246

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

Everyone,

Just to say that I used the Custom Field and added a question "Are you human" with a load of stupid answers (Maybe, Not sure and so on) and
of course a No (default) and a Yes.

The spam stopped immediately (from 20 a day to 0) and I had a legitimate user register just now :)

Thanks,

T.
by trixom
Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:54 am
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297246

Re: SPAM registrations after upgrading to 3.0.4

Hello, I have installed the MOD, but I am still getting SPAM registrations. I followed the instructions but it does not look like it works (I copied all the files and ran the install .php, I can see the .MOD tab with the settings). I have also tried registering myself with known SPAM usernames and e...
by trixom
Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:00 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297246

Re: SPAM registrations after upgrading to 3.0.4

Hi,

I have not upgraded to 3.0.4 (still on 3.0.2) and the spam has gone nuts since this weekend, I get
about 20 spam registrations per day.

Not sure what to do.

I set the noise on X and Y to 15 this morning, but still got 5 new registrations (spam) an hour ago.

T.