DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

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Elbart
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DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by Elbart » Sun Sep 08, 2013 5:03 pm

Disable registration or something like that.
Development of Everything is apparently dead again anyway, and reported bugs won't be fixed, so there's really no point in allowing new users anyway. Especially now that all new users are only spambots.

daspud
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by daspud » Thu Sep 12, 2013 1:37 pm

Spammers are deleted. Flag posts and I will keep checking the flagged list.

galneon
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by galneon » Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:48 pm

Is there no captcha? I guess it doesn't matter as much right now since void is on hiatus again, but it makes the project look totally dead when a forum is so utterly dominated by spambots.

nagan
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by nagan » Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:37 am

Has Void gone to Mars? Why this huge disconnect? It does not bother a person much to inform that the devolopment will resume after x days.Or does he revel in such acts of disappearences....

nothing
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by nothing » Thu Aug 28, 2014 2:58 am

I see someone blocked an ability to use PM.

Probably it's because of SPAM bots abusing it ..

Maybe just add a captcha for registration and require users to confirm their accounts via e-mail upon registration?

PM sometimes is helpful :)

void
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by void » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:06 am

PMs have been blocked due to spam and abuse.

PhpBB captchas have been cracked.
However, the Q & A anti-bot method is working quite well at the moment.

If you wish to send me a private message please send an email to: david@voidtools.com

nothing
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Re: DO SOMETHING AGAINST THE SPAMBOTS!

Post by nothing » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:07 am

void wrote:PMs have been blocked due to spam.

PhpBB captchas have been cracked.
However, the Q & A anti-bot method is working quite well at the moment.

If you wish to send me a private message please send an email to: david <at> voidtools.com
ok, better to mask your private e-mail address tho, message sent already :)

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