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sjau 16th August 2006 12:41

New Captcha for the forum?
 
Hiya Falko and Tim

Howabout using the same Captcha functions that you use when creating content or adding a comment to a howto for the forum here?

I just noticed there's been quite a bit of spam focussing here.

sjau

till 16th August 2006 12:56

I'am not sure if the spam is submittetd by scripts bots or "human bots"...

There is a captcha when you register a user in the forum and unregistered users are not able to post.

sjau 16th August 2006 12:59

There are plenty of methods to circumvent captchas. In the okopipi blog there were a few ways on how to do it and I just think the one of the drupal is a lot harder to crack then the one of vB...
Another possible thing as captcha would be like a question: What is the capital of India... or how many states does the US have or the Marseilleise is the national hymn of what country or or or....

sjau 16th August 2006 13:12

Add-On: This guy here has decoded a lot of captched - e.g. vBulletin - but not yet Drupal http://sam.zoy.org/pwntcha/

edge 16th August 2006 13:43

Maybe give some more known users the option to delete "spam" ?


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