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  1. R

    How do you deal with SMART Russian bots? Any tips? Banning Russian IPs didn't do anything, because they learned how to use VPNs from European and US.

    Yes, my forum requires Email Verification before Guests are able to post on my forum. I don't want to do Manual Approval for every new user, because I get hundreds of new Russian/Turkish spammer registrants per day. I don't want to deal with shifting through this to find legit users to...
  2. Mave

    XF 2.2 Disabling external URLs for new members under x posts

    How would I accomplish this? Would be a great help battling spam.
  3. T

    XF 2.2 Users can still submit new threads if already in the moderation queue, allowing to bypass spam-detection/cleaner limits

    Hi, We configured "Maximum messages to check for spam" to 15, as with that amount of valid messages (i.e., not hanging in the approval queue) its highly unlikely that a user starts spamming, so the "Spam cleaner user criteria" setting was also set to 15 for similar reasons and because we...
  4. dieg0

    XF 2.2 Spam regex not working

    Hi guys, I'm getting a bunch of spam posts by new users. Some of these messages include links so I decided to give the spam regex admin.php?options/groups/spam/ a try so that users with less than X posts can't use links. With no success. At all. The last thing I've tried is @Mike 's regex...
  5. Bram

    Red flag?! Spam attack on multiple xenforo boards if not all

    Dear @XenForo team Our boards are currently flooded by old accounts with zero posts all posting spam messages containing this link www.bece.com.au At first i thought this was local problem but visiting other xenforo boards i know i see all of them being receiving a lot of messages with this...
  6. enivid

    Fixed Restrict password request rate for registered users who currently have no password set.

    Currently (XF2.2.2), when a user doesn't have a password set for their account and requests a password via the "Password and security" page, they can send any number of requests without any restrictions. Of course, they can only flood their own email account in such a way, but this also...
  7. Андреевич

    Lack of interest Full profile cleaning when banned for "spam"

    Hello! Now all spammers on the Xenforo forums are actively using the flaw in the spam ban system, in which part of the information in the profile remains unchanged. More specifically, spammers link their home page to third-party sites that they advertise. When banning through the "Spam"...
  8. Wildcat Media

    Beta Delete private conversations in bulk.

    Did a staff member accidentally send out a bulk private conversation to the forum membership? That happened with us. As a result, we had over 39,000 private conversations all originating from one user, not only clogging up his inbox, but getting into the inboxes of all the forum members who...
  9. 2

    Spammers in Approval Queue, what to do?

    We switched over from VB to XenForo. I'm now sure how VB dealed with this, but there barely was a spam problem under VB and no manual action had to be taken against individual spammers. Now with Xenforo, there are a lot of new account registrations that XenForo detects because of matches against...
  10. A

    Unmaintained Auto Lock Threads 1.0.0 Beta 2

    This add-on allows you to automatically close threads after a number of posts or after a date. Information: This add-on is based on the idea of XF1 [DS] Auto Lock Threads This version is compatible with the data created with the XF1 version Donations are welcome
  11. JasonBrody

    XF 2.1 How to create Two Email Field at Registration Window ?

    Hi Everyone :) I'd like to know how to achieve this , means having TWO EMAIL input field at Registration template/window ?
  12. Dermot

    XF 2.1 Using Regex to block gmail spam accounts

    See a lot of the following types of accounts signing up, examples are below .. s.a.m.p.l.e@gmail.com g.m.a.i.l.i.s.o.d.d@gmail.com l.o.t.s.o.f...d.o.ts@gmail.com blah+lpewf@gmail.com is using the registration regex below recommended. /(?:\.|\+.*)(?=.*?@gmail\.com)/gm ..and is it even...
  13. N

    Unmaintained Cloudflare Firewall Rule: Ban Country Codes from Registration

    Quickly add a Cloudflare Firewall Rule to block registration from specified countries. Go to Cloudflare > Firewall > Firewall Rules > Create a firewall rule Look for small text link as you scroll down to Edit expression Paste the following rule, making sure to edit the registration URLs to be...
  14. M

    XF 2.1 Spam clean

    Hello all, I have a large amount of spam on my forum and noticed that sometimes (not very often), some members that spam have the same IP, is there an option to IP ban these members when the spam clean action is taken? Or must an additional mod be installed for this to happen? IP banning option...
  15. Ozzy47

    [OzzModz] Registration Spaminator Stop Spam Bot Registrations 2.1.1

    This addon is another tool in fighting spam bot registrations at your forum. How it works The [OzzModz] Registration Spaminator works with and regardless of other anti-spam measures but also makes them all obsolete, proving the worthlessness of captchas, puzzles, questions, timers and the...
  16. M

    More Spam

    Hi. I've a problem on my forum. Lately, there are many post spam every day. I tried to install some plugins but without success. I wanted to know if there was a tested plugin that configured correctly reduces spam. Thank you for the help.
  17. S

    Invisible reCAPTCHA for Conversations 1.0.0

    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...
  18. NealC

    How to stop the KETO spam posts?

    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?
  19. HyperGaming18

    Spam bots on my site :( idk how to fix it. Any information would be great :)

    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...
  20. dadpuberty

    I want to know how to manage spam.

    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?
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