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Offline [sW]Jay

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Forum spammers
« on: April 10, 2011, 11:03:55 AM »
Hi,

I have been spammed recently by lots of spammers, they just spam adverts anywhere on my forum boards/topics etc.
I added activation to open acounts, but still they're registering and spamming my forums, what should I do?

Offline Illori

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Re: Forum spammers
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2011, 12:11:10 PM »
you might want to take a look at the anti-spam mods on the mod site.

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Re: Forum spammers
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2011, 12:11:59 PM »
Hello there.

Unfortunately there is hundreds of bots outhere and we are all effected by this, so we have to use some spam prevention measures.

Please take a look at mod prevention mods at mods site:
http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?action=search;type=19

I would suggest to install mod that you think can help with your forum. If you use forum on some language different from English, i would suggest "Are you human" mod, with translated questions and answers. (it works great at my forum though)

Regards.

Offline [sW]Jay

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Re: Forum spammers
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2011, 01:55:41 PM »
Okay, i'll give it a go. Cheers guys 8)

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Re: Forum spammers
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2011, 05:31:20 PM »
Recommend : the mod which allows you to add verification qestions. Works a threat.  :)
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