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Author Topic: Started getting spam and math captcha not doing its thing anymore  (Read 2859 times)

areyouami

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Any way to add extra spam protection or make it a question like is water hot or cold - answer "neither" in the box. The math captcha used to do the trick, now my comments are on approval, but I have to click each and delete.

Thanks!
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Re: Started getting spam and math captcha not doing its thing anymore
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2009, 05:28:07 AM »

If you are sure that the spam you are receiving is automated, this might keep it away (for a while):

Look for
Code: [Select]
<?php

   $math 
.= $x.' + '.$y.' = ';

?>

change it to:

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<?php

  $math 
.= '&#38;#32;'.$x.'&#38;#32;&#38;#43;&#38;#32;'.$y.'&#38;#32;&#38;#61;&#38;#32;';

?>
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areyouami

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Re: Started getting spam and math captcha not doing its thing anymore
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2009, 08:17:01 PM »

Thank you!!!
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