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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1000 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! :)
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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1001 on: November 04, 2019, 11:21:50 AM »
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.

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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1002 on: December 29, 2019, 03:26:31 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.

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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1003 on: December 30, 2019, 11:52:32 AM »
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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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1004 on: January 12, 2020, 12:47:58 PM »
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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Re: Bad Behavior for SMF mod
« Reply #1005 on: February 02, 2020, 01:49:39 PM »
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.

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