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Russian SPAM?

Post by Xtracker! » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:50 pm

Hey guys,

I keep getting Russian spam, accounts with Russian IPS and email address. They dont post anything just create an account.

I already tried using Q&A CATCHA but still get through it? Any ideas on how to deal with it?
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Re: Russian SPAM?

Post by JimA » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:56 pm

Then there are two options, either your Q&A question is too easy, or you're being hit by human spammers. Looking at your question of your board, I'm thinking it's the former.

I'd recommend taking a question that is really specific to your board. The question you have is likely to be solved by bots since it's a very general thing. Something for your board would for example be: "What is the icon that this board is using for the "Dating and Relationship Advice" forum on the index page?". The answer would be: "heart" or "a heart". ;)

Also, try changing up your question every few months, to keep it original.
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Re: Russian SPAM?

Post by Xtracker! » Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:20 am

Hey I gave various tries to the Q&A but they didnt seem to really work, I ended up using Google Recatcha and that seems to be stopping them so far :)
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Re: Russian SPAM?

Post by Space Pipeline » Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:29 am

Im from Russia. Your style have hole how many other styles here
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Re: Russian SPAM?

Post by KevC » Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:00 am

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