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Asalam Alaikum wa Rahmatu Allah Wa Barakatuh

Today while browsing our Forum i noticed some malicious posts from these members PoomeOppots guagueseeacy blurnecrync

from an IT point of view , its clear that these are Forum Bots used for SPAM

what surprised me is how these bots have bypassed the security CAPTCHA of the great IP.Board platform

anyways DO NOT click on any of the links posted by these bots because it can trigger a vulnerability which will compromise your system

make sure to keep your Browser up to date.

this great website offers a free scan to make you more safe to stay up to date with the latest versions and plugins.

https://browsercheck.qualys.com

after the scan you will find that some of your plugins are not up to date , download the new versions and make sure that your

browserCheck will look like this .

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Thanks bro. Guys and Girls, pleasssse click on the spammer button on the user profile,

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this will automatically disable all their posts and topics immediately until I get to verify it.

All you have to do is hover over their name and you'll see the flag button which will trigger the event.

Thanks again for sharing bro.
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You're welcome Akhee

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There is no spammer button showing up
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yes , and we have a Bot invasion :(

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The registration question "What color is the green book?" is too easy for brute force , i think a complicated one would solve the problem.
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The registration question "What color is the green book?" is too easy for brute force , i think a complicated one would solve the problem.


Changed it to different questions


There is no spammer button showing up


Sorry, that's for the moderators. Members should still use the Report button.

yes , and we have a Bot invasion :(


it's not only us, apparently the last 3 weeks have been the worst. All over the internet everyone is complaining about it. I have added more scanners at registration, hopefully it will get better from here on.

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Changed it to different questions








it's not only us, apparently the last 3 weeks have been the worst. All over the internet everyone is complaining about it. I have added more scanners at registration, hopefully it will get better from here on.


the new one is numeric which is alot easier to brute force , i suggest something like ( If you are Human paste the following code "!@%$^pdz" as an answer ) .

or This one lol :

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dude that is sick.. I never thought anybody is able to break the Captcha thing..
There are people with experience and people with opinions. Listen to one, smile at the other.
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the new one is numeric which is alot easier to brute force , i suggest something like ( If you are Human paste the following code "!@%$^pdz" as an answer ) .

or This one lol :

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LMAO hahahahaha that would be hilarious


Just statistics for you guys.. I have registered the site with one of the top Bot databases last week and so far we caught 733 and our bot numbers have decreased from 20 registrations per day to 1 smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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LMAO hahahahaha that would be hilarious


Just statistics for you guys.. I have registered the site with one of the top Bot databases last week and so far we caught 733 and our bot numbers have decreased from 20 registrations per day to 1 smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />


Awesome! I'd really appreciate it if you could explain what you did exactly? smile.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />

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I signed up the forum with http://stopforumspam.com/ and http://www.projecthoneypot.org/ with scripts that are added during the registration process to check with their huge database of bots
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I signed up the forum with http://stopforumspam.com/ and http://www.projecthoneypot.org/ with scripts that are added during the registration process to check with their huge database of bots


Jazaka Allah Khair Bro!