This add-on add invisible reCAPTCHA into conversations to prevent spam from bots.
Note: Users with default permissions (0) will always bypass the captcha.
Even though someone is set not to bypass the captcha as shown in the screenshot, "Bypass if..." permissions will always evaluate to true...
One of my forums is constantly getting links and posts from spammers about KETO. I have the setup as per the docs so first posts are moderated which is awesome. But how can I block these KETO worded links/posts before it even gets to moderation?
Okay, so recently. I've had to redo my entire website and I've worked really hard on it. But unfortunatly there are these bots signing up on the website and constantly spamming it with stuff like this.
They just completely fill the website with ad's then they leave for a week or so and come...
Hi. I'm a Korean.
I have a question.
How is spammers efficient when managing forums?
I am asking this question because my language is Korean.
[DBTech] DragonByte Spam Clean 1.1.0 Do you need to translate after installing Add-On like this?
We've been hit by some fairly sophisticated spammers who are targeting our site with on-topic posts... then they go back and edit their messages about a month later to insert spam links.
These users have not crossed the "spam check" threshold — typically they have only made one or two posts —...
Spam Clean from DragonByte Tech is a modification designed to add the "Spam clean" tools used in the front-end to the "Batch update users" form in the AdminCP, so you can quickly remove all content posted by users you're banning.
"But DBTech, why would I not just delete these...
Integration with Email List Verify service.
API Key is only for registered users. If you have already registered an account at Email List Verify website then you can login here and if not then signup here. Once logged in create a new API by clicking on "API"...
Hi, it seems our RSS feed contains threads which have been identified as spam and therefore are in a 'moderated' status.
Is this normal and what's the best way to stop these moderated threads from being included?
Allows user signature to be shown only once per thread or conversation.
Under Admin > Options > Messages
Show user's signature once per thread
Show user's signature once per conversation
Under Admin > Groups & permissions > [Usergroup]
Navigate to the window below and select the banned_emails.xml or banned_emails_big.xml file that is included in the zip archive.
banned_emails.xml - contains mostly only trash mails
banned_emails_big.xml - contains trash mails and a large list of spam mails
If you like my work, please...
The ability to scan new messages for spam phrases has been helpful. Spammers nearly always post links in the message body, so using "http" as a filter helps to trap them before the message appears in public. (We send ours to the moderation queue.)
Spammers apparently are also now trying to...
No CAPTCHA, no questions, no counting animals, no puzzles, no math. No spambots signups, no spambots posts.
Stop spambots at registrations.
Stop spambots at the orders.
Contact form protection (CAPTCHA should be disabled!)
Allow guest posting on the forum without CAPTCHA...
It's getting old real quick. Is there any way to prevent people from signing up and spamming with links to B.S. every day on my forum? Do I need a plugin to do this? Or am I not finding a standard feature? If I need a plugin, would anyone mind suggesting one? I can't imagine this isn't already a...
Our main IT guy is on vacation for the next month and this is unfortunately the same time our forum started getting massive spam issues.
He managed to get an email to me with the log-in information for our customer account, but while I can now download add-ons, they always...
The current implementation of the Akismet spam checker sets the comment_type to comment, which is not really recommended for anything other than actual blog comments.
According to the Akismet documentation, there are other comment_types which you can set which may be of assistance to them in...
This add-on can detect obscured spam in posts. There are two ACP options with which you can control the detection behavior:
1. Single characters words
With this option you can restrict how many single character words the message may contain at most. This is to prevent spammers that type for...
We set moderation for the first 5 posts that contain spam words, including links. In general, it works very well.
What we are seeing now is spammers who have worked this out, and so post gibberish for their first 5 posts, then post the advertising crap. Examples:
I was wondering whether...