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Fourdee
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Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by Fourdee » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:55 am

Registration re-enabled.


Due to a self degrading spammer, creating 30 manual forum accounts from 7AM to 11AM today, forum registration is now disabled.

Once the spammer gets a real job, and/or moves on, we'll reopen forum registration again.
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by Fourdee » Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:26 pm

Spammers details (- any ip spoofing):
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by johnvick » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:55 pm

Hi Fourdee,

There has been a lot of junk mail in this forum recently - you likely haven't seen much of it as I have been deleting it whilst you're asleep in England :)

John

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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by Fourdee » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:42 pm

johnvick wrote:Hi Fourdee,

There has been a lot of junk mail in this forum recently - you likely haven't seen much of it as I have been deleting it whilst you're asleep in England :)

John
Hi John,

Yep, thank you, much appreciated.
I've set new member registration to admin auth only, will prevent spammers creating accounts.
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by k-plan » Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:01 pm

Fourdee wrote:...
I've set new member registration to admin auth only, will prevent spammers creating accounts.
Hmmm ... http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f ... 6353#p6353 :?:

F*** off for ditry forum spam bots!
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by Fourdee » Thu Mar 23, 2017 3:05 pm

k-plan wrote: I've set new member registration to admin auth only, will prevent spammers creating accounts.
Hmmm ... http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f ... 6353#p6353 :?:

off for ditry forum spam bots![/quote]

Hehe, this one got through the net:
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by k-plan » Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:16 pm

Wow, annoying:

http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f ... 6497#p6497

Joanneasype

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Here are sleeper spam agent in a line .... what a hell!
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by k-plan » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:11 pm

After @johnvick must delete up to 60 posting form a single Spambot (user account: 'Dennisinish'), scattered all over the whole forum,
I have decided, to banning some prospective sleeping Spambots user accounts:

Code: Select all

Heaney
Landcastle
maxmarker
Barbarasunab
Richarden
robonxt
adyve
inafico
dean1965
david1965
farmaciarxgeX
AnnaHype
Robertdew
ribet88
agenbola303
CeyFed
Eugeneheva
IrkaTomy
MarianaEn
CamoronOt
AngieSego
KaterinaFup
DavidBrory
Geraldnit
Williehot
Dazzairo
WillieEnutt
Williamingem
Strejoby
DavidInAsy
BrandiPa
CherylKax
Geralddum
Judsonbossy
ewiwo
Jimmynen
GabrielMumma
Eprousa
GroverHics
nohnigeCyncyj72
Stefanie K
Quelmbaibia
Gestfow
Richardsces
AksanaHaive
AlenkaHaive
Thomasvar
Calvinspest
JosephPiork56
Eugenenok
CurtisNoms
Nikelric
Davidbraiz
Randalllfam
Jasonjense
LillianEmuth
szabobalazs
ytysun
Edwardbig
ijeqicuniur
Dennisinish
RubenBroom
Masterbigru
MarryPhild
akula
Davidsob
RobertMoulk
LorrineOn
Brianton
Joycezet
RonaldDuh
Emilipheyi
GitaBast
Certainly we have some more here ...

@johnvick:
great job - sorry for your effort

@Fourdee:
will prefer you delete this user accounts and every account, which has no login or just a single login direct after registration.
Unfortunately I can't do this. So it's up to you- sorry for your effort.

I can only hope this will help to keep our forum clean.
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by Fourdee » Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:06 pm

Thanks guys,

I did look at limiting new users to 1 post, and flagging it as requiring mod to verify.

But, this option is not available:
https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... 5#p8658995

Server is running 3.0.10-4:
https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtop ... 5#p8580655

Either PHPBB has a flaw/backdoor, or, recaptcha is now completely useless. :(
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Re: Forum Registration re-enabled

Post by k-plan » Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:58 pm

Fourdee wrote:.... recaptcha is now completely useless. :(
yes, useless:

http://dietpi.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=1643
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