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Not a Bug Big bugs

Discussion in 'Resolved Bug Reports' started by luutruong, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. luutruong

    luutruong Active Member

    Seems someone attacking xenforo...
    My sites have more people reg acc from anywhere in the world.. and more sites also that.
    We must lock IP any country...
    The first have 3 country but then have more
  2. Andrej

    Andrej Well-Known Member

    It's not a bug, I suggest you start with reading this thread.
    Jake Bunce likes this.
  3. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Andrej is correct. It's not a bug, but it is a problem that many people are facing. There has been a surge in spam experienced by many forum admins in the last 24 hours.

    There is a good discussion here:


    Lots of info and ideas, links to resources, etc.

    In short, XF provides many tools to help block spammers and to deal with them once they have spammed you. If spammers are getting through then you can moderate new accounts, setup Q&A verification, use addons to block IPs and countries, etc. All of this is discussed in that thread.

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