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Offline rejetto

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i'm sick of all this spam.
today i noticed hundreds fake accounts (no posts) staying there just for linking advertised websites.
i just deleted ~250 accounts and installed some feature to limit all this mess.
now the registration check is very hard to read also for a human...just try several times until you guess it.


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Ciao Rejetto, there is a super spamkiller i am using since many years: SPAMIHILATOR http://www.spamihilator.com/index.php?lang=en (german version: www.spamihilator.com). Don't take too much plugins there, ifnot all will be "spam" :) I use the plugin pop3notifier_0_2_0.exe, it's well working - and enough.
By mistake i went by www.spamihilator.de today and following "Weitere Links"(Further links)-Spamfilter i saw a listing of other anti-spam-programs here .
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i was talking about spam on the forum.
the software won't work both for pop3 and forum.


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For fighting automated guest spam:
Visual confirmation for guests

Stop spam bot registrations:
Easy BotStopper

MarkV
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Quote from: "MarkV"
For fighting automated guest spam:
Visual confirmation for guests
phpbb CAPTCHA has already been defeated by spammers, in facts people say this mod is not effective.
using the new CAPTCHA i installed for account registration would be too annoying to users.

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Stop spam bot registrations:
Easy BotStopper
this is about registrations, all the spam you saw last week was generated by guests.

thank you anyway for your effort.


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i had to restrict editing of pages on my wiki to registered users :(


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anonymous edit of the wiki is back.
because just enabled an antispam thing, hope it works.