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Stopping Forum Spam-Bots
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Author:  DOT.EXE [ Fri 2013-11-22, 12:00 ]
Post subject:  Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

As you realized there is a problem with all the Spam-Bots in this forum. I know it's very annoying. I will not pretend as if I were an expert of protecting the forum out of spams but I'll try to help. Some ideas :

- I've noticed that there is something like a CAPTCHA (Wirte the red letters of the logo, and so on..) for the registration. Wouldn't be a CAPTCHA with a visual image that generates random numbers better (similar to the one to vote for tunes)?
- Use automated and manual filters that the spammers won't overwrite them hopefully.
- Block suspicious links or the user is allowed to post only less than 2 links per post.
- (A Button) To block/ban the user or the administrator bans his/her IP adress.

Have a good week(end).

--Panicdox16--

Author:  Marek [ Fri 2013-11-22, 23:13 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

Yes, we know this. The Q&A was selected after the reCaptcha was no longer good enough. We will do something with this in short time, right now I've disabled new registrations.

Author:  Marek [ Sun 2013-11-24, 14:31 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

New registrations are back. Now new user posts must be approved by moderator.

Author:  DOT.EXE [ Fri 2015-02-13, 18:32 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

I realized that the "Spam-Bots" have now a new method to spread advertisement links on the forum. The most of the new registered user have in their signatures links to various shops, boards (for example : "Cheap shoes, free software...".
It's a pity that the forum gets less "normal" users, just some Spam-Bots that are putting advertisements in their signatures. I think that you have to check this out. It is just a little information for the forum.

Author:  Marek [ Sat 2015-02-14, 15:54 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

That's true, but I do not approve their posts and regulary delete their accounts.

Author:  DOT.EXE [ Sat 2015-02-14, 19:10 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

Ok good to know. I didn't know it before. I just though that the forum gets a user list that has unnecessary fake accounts to spread their advertisements here.
Anyway, case closed! :P

Author:  RomanceOsborn [ Wed 2016-01-20, 15:20 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

Oh, it's a very good thing.
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Author:  Marek [ Tue 2016-03-29, 1:15 ]
Post subject:  Re: Stopping Forum Spam-Bots

Registrations are back!

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