receiving a lot of span

  • Nobody/Anonymous


    Since many years, I run Yawps for my website and I am very satisfied with it.

    However, lately I have been getting a lot of spam on the forum. Looking at the content of the messages, the spam seems to come from one or two sources. However, the IP-adress is always different, so banning can never fix this completely.

    Does anybody recognize this problem?

    Any help would be appreciated.

    • Thomas

      Thomas - 2008-09-18

      I know the request is old, but a response may help others reading this---

      You can use image verifcation such as Captcha type images - here is a link to a free script Also including a spam trap might be a great idea - will take a little more bandwidth but if it messes up their lists or causes any problems it's worth it, try something like Spam Trap another free script.

      Of course you could just blacklist the addresses or filter out the messages in your e-mail software.

      Best Of Luck


    • Nobody/Anonymous

      Your forum should not be accessed by anonymous account.

    • AnimAlf

      AnimAlf - 2007-12-14

      Thank you for the recommendation

      This forum is moderate again.


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