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Post by Froddelaar » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:34 pm

Hello,

Is the built-in "Google Recaptcha" been broken by spambots?
I had 3 spambots today.. I now changed it to Q&A ..
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Post by david63 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:47 pm

Cannot say that I have noticed any difference - I had a spate a few weeks back, but they have gone somewhere else (probably your site :lol: :lol: :lol: )
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Re: Google Captcha

Post by Froddelaar » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:01 pm

david63 wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:47 pm
Cannot say that I have noticed any difference - I had a spate a few weeks back, but they have gone somewhere else (probably your site :lol: :lol: :lol: )
:twisted:

Yeah I had 3 spammers just today, with all a diffrent IP address. Poland & Russia ..
I deleted the account, and 2 min later he was back :shock:
This was one of them

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Re: Google Captcha

Post by Brf » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 pm

Well, those captchas are pretty easy for human spammers to solve too. Just click the box...

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Re: Google Captcha

Post by Froddelaar » Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:05 pm

Brf wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 pm
Well, those captchas are pretty easy for human spammers to solve too. Just click the box...
Yeah, I saw one with a puzzle.. thats a bit harder.
I guess V&A is still the best..
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Re: Google Captcha

Post by Swanny » Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:50 pm

I was so happy to finally switch to ReCAPTCHA 2 when I switched to phpBB 3.2. In reality it's worse than having my own question & answer (Q&A). You'd figure Google of all companies would be able to get that right! Just use Q&A.

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Re: Google Captcha

Post by Mick » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:22 am

Google reCaptcha reported being cracked in October, I wouldn’t trust it.
Swanny wrote:
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Just use Q&A.
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Re: Google Captcha

Post by thecoalman » Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:45 pm

Brf wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:03 pm
Well, those captchas are pretty easy for human spammers to solve too. Just click the box...
It's a "smart" captcha, you only get the check box when it's presumed you are human. Google is dong whatever behind the scenes. If you are displaying bot activity they will display a more difficult captcha. There is certain features in Google Webmaster tools for example that have a captcha, if you use that feature excessively it will switch to the more difficult one. If you continue to use it you may have to solve multiple captachas.

In any event I'm using the Q&A which seems to work very well.

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Re: Google Captcha

Post by AmigoJack » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:13 am

Froddelaar wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 7:05 pm
V&A is still the best..
I also trust in vest & armor.

thecoalman wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:45 pm
If you are displaying bot activity they will display a more difficult captcha.
Or if you don't want to be trained acting like a machine to click on those pictures that are plain wrong but obviously those which Google thinks are the correct choices. And it's getting worse without having a chance to report discrepancies. Not to speak about that using Google is one more tracker for your registrants.
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Re: Google Captcha

Post by 1024KBUser » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:45 pm

Its a pity google recaptcha dosnt work in China (I have a lot of chinese vistors on my site), so I stick to Q&A and get them to move the mouse.

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