Fake users and spam

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Fake users and spam

Postby ufo » Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:43 pm

My forum:

Has been attacked with undesired user's registrations and spamming posts!
My board is updated (3.0.11), I changed the phpBB db tables prefix and changed the chaptcha (from Q&A chaptcha to GD chaptcha). I don't know what to do! Any advice?
Thank you!
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Re: Fake users and spam

Postby Meis2M » Sun Dec 23, 2012 12:18 pm

use random question for register.
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Re: Fake users and spam

Postby HB » Sun Dec 23, 2012 11:23 pm

See Preventing Spam in phpBB3 for extensive discussion. The most effective method is adminstrator-only activations, but it's unpopular because the user has to wait for you to approve their registration.
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