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 Post subject: Flood of Spam Accounts
PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:57 pm 
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Today we've gotten at least four different spam accounts, all related. Why is this? Are they getting past the captcha or what?


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:45 am 
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Jonah Bron wrote:
Today we've gotten at least four different spam accounts, all related. Why is this? Are they getting past the captcha or what?


We get a lot more than 4 accounts. I delete at least 5-10 per day myself. I wouldn't consider our security up to par.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:57 am 
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Spam:
viewtopic.php?f=13&t=127417&p=645719#p645719

As someone who works with phpBB a lot I have seen a ton of spam lately. Something is up or off with the system. Either there is a new way to bypass the registration or spammer are using grinders a lot more lately. I unfortunately believe it to be the first.

PS - you might want to suggest changing from the phpBB captcha system to recaptcha. There has been a rumor for sometime that is bypassable.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:03 am 
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We have some much needed maintenance going on this weekend, so stayed tuned.


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:08 pm 
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Well that was a brave spammer


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:38 pm 
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:58 pm 
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A spamer posted between our posts


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:27 pm 
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Technocrat wrote:
A spamer posted between our posts


In this thread? That's funny :D

I just mass delete the account's post so it's quite possible could have missed it.


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