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  • gio50000
    Member

    @gio50000

    Guys,

    My forum is being spammed heavily by someone or script. News accounts are being created with bogus accounts. Is there anyway to solve this issue?

    Thanks,

    Gio

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  • Sam Bauers
    Participant

    @sambauers

    The best way to combat this is at the network or firewall level. You could also try the “human test” plugin by _ck_ which may discourage them for a while.


    _ck_
    Participant

    @_ck_

    The spammers figured out how to defeat the old Human Test so I updated it:

    https://bbpress.org/plugins/topic/human-test/

    and I will be updating it again later this month to make it even harder


    mzimmers
    Member

    @mzimmers

    I’m forcing all registrations through my blog; will this plugin work in WP?


    MigPilot
    Member

    @migpilot

    Yep same here, big increase in spam regos this week. Thanks _ck_ for the update, I have installed the new one and will keep my eye out for the newer version still.

    Cheers!


    chrishajer
    Participant

    @chrishajer

    @mzimmers – no, it will not work with WordPress; it’s a bbPress plugin. There are other plugins available for WordPress, but only this one for bbPress as far as I know.

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