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Bad Behavior for SMF mod

Started by butchs, April 12, 2010, 05:23:56 PM

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Kindred

reCPATCHA is almost as useless as CAPTCHA was, at this point.

Questions were, are, and will be the BEST method of spammer registration control.

even Bad Behavior will allow some through -- questions (especially in combination) are the BEST METHOD! :)
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Украина

Please do not PM, IM or Email me with support questions.  You will get better and faster responses in the support boards.  Thank you.

"Loki is not evil, although he is certainly not a force for good. Loki is... complicated."

Lazybones

Humans might be registering the accounts and then posting with a script later. There seems to be sever days between registration and the first post.

We have several questions that are in place and have now changed them as well.

I had about three ani spam plugins running prior to the 2.1 RC2 upgrade in addition to questions.

Bad Behaviour just happened to be a fairly essential one according to our logs.

Darkness7148

Quote from: Kindred on November 04, 2019, 11:17:32 AM
reCPATCHA is almost as useless as CAPTCHA was, at this point.

Questions were, are, and will be the BEST method of spammer registration control.

even Bad Behavior will allow some through -- questions (especially in combination) are the BEST METHOD! :)

I've been using obscure questions that only people who are fans of my website would know and bots still seem to get through. It really is a never ending flood no matter what you do.

Kindred

Well, I have no had a single spammer get through both questions and bad behavior in 3 years now.

You need
1- 20+ questions, asking 2-3 per registration
2- change your question set at least yearly.

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Please do not PM, IM or Email me with support questions.  You will get better and faster responses in the support boards.  Thank you.

"Loki is not evil, although he is certainly not a force for good. Loki is... complicated."

Ninja ZX-10RR

I can't find any references (in here, at least) that point to it but I'm rather baffled nobody ever mentioned/noticed that this mod, in smf_log_badbehavior uses "key" as a column name. Key is a reserved word and cannot be used as such...
It will instantly jam any upgrade procedure from ISO to UTF8, and it's overall just bad practice to use it I'd say. Luckily, since it jams, it won't corrupt any data so it's still safe to try to ugprade.

Pretty surprised since the rest of the mod is great and always used it on multiple sites, didn't see this one coming :P It would be nice if you could update it by simply renaming it in the db and files. Either way, I pointed it out and still thanks for an otherwise extremely solid mod :)
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It's so powerful that on this post and even in the two PMs you sent me,you still answered my question very quickly and you're apologizing for the delay. You're the #1 support I've probably ever encountered man, so much respect for that. Thank you, and get better soon.

I'll keep this in my siggy for a while just to remind me that someone appreciated what I did while others didn't.

♥ Jess ♥

STOP EDITING MY PROFILE

butchs

Gladly but "Key"DB column name is part of the core and I will only modify the code to allow support of SMF.  I suggest you request the change with he owner of the core  Michael Hampton at https://bad-behavior.ioerror.us.  If He  changes the column name, I will have to change my code to support it.

I have been truly inspired by the SUGGESTIONS as I sit on my throne and contemplate the wisdom imposed upon me.

ForgetfulGoat

Bit of a necro, but I noticed that Cloudflare recommends you use this mod in order to restore accurate IP logging. Are there any known compatability issues with 2.0.17?

butchs

I doubt it. Just got to get around to see what needs to be changes..  Been busy working on business firewalls...  I will get back to it.
I have been truly inspired by the SUGGESTIONS as I sit on my throne and contemplate the wisdom imposed upon me.

Sir Osis of Liver

Is this mod still supported?  Having problem installing it on 2.0.19 test forum.
"The best laid schemes o' mice an' men / Gang aft a-gley." - Robert Burns

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