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Stop Forum Spam!

Stop Forum Spam!

Postby c0ldfyr3 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:49 am

pronet needs to add some counter measures against spammers. i see lots of registered spammers onsite now...

EG: http://www.stopforumspam.com/search?q=carpinteyrodnr
carpinteyrodnr-u168542.html

i have installed a phpbb3 addon on another site, and its working quite well, our spam registrants have dropped by 99%, in the last 8m, we have had 1 get through.
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Re: Stop Forum Spam!

Postby musksnipe » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:17 am

That is a good link. We use that on the site, I admin. We manually validate all new members, though. Got to have the owner look up that add-on,
Just a mention, but we get sleepers. They register an un-listed IP (unlisted @StopForumSpam) and then pop up months later.
I'm also seeing intelligent spammers, at a major tech site, who should know better. They post related links, in the help forums. It's spam disguised as helpful links. Not as bad as Ugg boots, but.......
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Re: Stop Forum Spam!

Postby yeshuas » Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:12 pm

as I get time I do check the new registered members against stop forum spam website, it is just alot for one person to do
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Re: Stop Forum Spam!

Postby shreader » Tue Apr 10, 2012 5:14 pm

I do that too, tho not real often.
At least that way one doesnt have to waste the spam post.
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