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Re: spambots

PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:46 pm
by Fifty
Secretly I'm trying to cultivate a starfractions overthrow of world!

...no actually spam-bots are a pain- Ill sweep them as I see em so keep pointing them out :)

Re: spambots

PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:51 pm
by Boneguard
There are a couple options;

1) IP address ban. I'm sure the spambot are probably from the same place, so ban the IP and voilĂ  (May affect some genuine (potential) member);

2) Captcha for registration;

3) Security question in registration: To prouve you are human, what is the game for which this forum is dedicated ______`;

4) post moderation. Until the person has 3 "genuine posts". His post must be apporved by a Moderator/Administrator. Spammer can be culled there.