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by DHCook
Sat Feb 07, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297440

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

FirstTracks wrote:Yes, but only with Firefox. I can stay logged in via Google Chrome.
Clear your Firefox cookies.
by DHCook
Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297440

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

tffnguy wrote:Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong here?
Your screen shot doesn't look like mine - are you using version 3?

At the bottom of my screen is a button labeled "Profile type specific options." That leads to a screen where the "Save" button must be clicked to save the custom field.
by DHCook
Fri Feb 06, 2009 3:52 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297440

Re: SPAM registrations after upgrading to 3.0.4

mixstar wrote:I just wonder why certain people get spammed and others don't?
It may have to do with the number of pages that contain links to your BB.
by DHCook
Fri Feb 06, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: phpBB 3.0.x Support
Topic: SPAMBOTS - how can we stop them - read FIRST post.
Replies: 234
Views: 297440

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

I've had quite a few spammers trying to register just recently also. So have I. Fortunately traffic is fairly light on my site, so I am set to be notified of all new posts. As soon as the spam started to appear I switched to administtrator confirmation of new accounts. I send a form letter to all n...