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by DDay
Thu Nov 20, 2014 3:45 am
Forum: [3.1.x] Support Forum
Topic: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users
Replies: 13
Views: 1628

Re: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users

For your spam, you're running the old black and white captcha that was beaten 10+ years ago. You just need to use Q&A to add a good question. Please visit Preventing Spam in phpBB3 for various options for fighting spam in phpBB. How to configure Q&A Administration Control Panel (ACP) > Spambot coun...
by DDay
Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: [3.1.x] Support Forum
Topic: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users
Replies: 13
Views: 1628

Re: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users

replaced all the files except for the config.php file.. not too good of results... I'll be back, need to try and figure this mess out now, UGH.... sigh....
by DDay
Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: [3.1.x] Support Forum
Topic: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users
Replies: 13
Views: 1628

Re: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users

To KevC.

Appreciate the feedback,, I'll change it up once I get this spam mess cleaned up.. makes sense.. Thanks, Cheers
by DDay
Wed Nov 19, 2014 8:08 pm
Forum: [3.1.x] Support Forum
Topic: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users
Replies: 13
Views: 1628

Re: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users

Hey Robert,,, Thanks reg is turned back on... I'll look into the other things you mentioned... really appreciate your help !
Thanks.
by DDay
Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: [3.1.x] Support Forum
Topic: I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users
Replies: 13
Views: 1628

I'm getting hit with a lot of spam bots adding users

Hi, I'm running 3.1.1 I'm getting slammed they are creating users, seems mostly to be a bot and none of these measures below work. What the heck... There is no easy fast way to remove these users say 50 at a time which I think is lame, so I really need some help here please.. Oh and please use detai...
by DDay
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cool or not, go to other boards and
Replies: 21
Views: 18076

Cool or not, go to other boards and

Is it considered wrong to go onto other boards of similar content and advertise your new board? Is it considered stealing others users?

Thanks,
DDay

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