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by jennjenn
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 305999

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

Or are we dealing with a Ukrainian peasant in a cellar somewhere, being offered a potato for every 100 successful spamregs? I have a feeling that I'm just entertaining that Ukranian peasant. May the cellar walls fall in on him! Seriously - can't we have the same stop-'em-dead textual confirmation m...
by jennjenn
Thu Feb 05, 2009 6:12 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 305999

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

I still just have mine set up to where I have to approve each person. :( I am hoping the people that designed my website will be able to help when there is a fix for this....because all of this is greek to me. But my question is...is it better to accept them, then ban the ip and then delete the memb...
by jennjenn
Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Spam Bots & phpBB3?
Replies: 47
Views: 74464

Re: Spam Bots & phpBB3?

I have had phpbb3 since Aug 2008. All of a sudden this week I have been BOMBARDED with spammers (I had never had even one before this). :evil: Once they logged in as admin and I could not access the ACP. Hours later I was able to get in and change my passwords. I have done everything to try and stop...
by jennjenn
Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: Can't access Admin Panel
Replies: 23
Views: 88408

Re: Can't access Admin Panel

Same thing happened to me. I could not log-in to the ACP. I could get into the forum, but not acp. Hours later I was able to login and I changed passwords. I am still getting bombarded with spam ALL OF THE SUDDEN this week. I have done everything...blacklist ip's, ban ips, admin approval of registra...