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Website hit by spam attack

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Okay so today we got hit by a rather large spam attack I am currently dealing with.

I have banned most of the spammers but still going through the list and also added a much more powerful captcha (you now have to play a small game to register fun eh!).

Good job they only hit the news submission forum! Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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4 comments

Hamish Nov 16, 2012
I wish you luck with that. In my experience though, you will never be able to block them out forever though.
FutureSuture Nov 16, 2012
Well, that sucks. At least you didn't implement a CAPTCHA that requires you to input a very illegible sequence of letters every time you wish to post. I would be outta here otherwise! :p
Liam Dawe Nov 17, 2012
Well it seems to have stopped new ones registering for now and i have banned all the ones that posted spam so far.
Tenesha78 Nov 19, 2012
I'm extremely impressed along with your writing abilities and also with the layout on your wephorum. Is that this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself? Anyway stay up the nice quality writing, it’s uncommon to see a nice wephorum like this one these days.. Great!
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