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Big increase in spam user registrations in the last week #5687

edwbaker opened this issue Nov 27, 2018 · 3 comments


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commented Nov 27, 2018

Across a range of sites.


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commented Nov 28, 2018

This is a continuing problem #5520 #5466 #5550
The current captcha system must be pretty old, a more modern system like Google's reCaptcha v3 might help stem this problem.

Also we should look at the honeypot simon mentioned in #5520 (comment) to check that it's working


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commented Feb 18, 2019

Added the Spamicide module, see if that has better results.

@benscott benscott moved this from To do to Done in 18th January - 28th February Feb 18, 2019

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commented Apr 12, 2019

no point in having two of these spam registration issues open; closing this one in favour of the older one (#5520)

@alycejenni alycejenni closed this Apr 12, 2019

18th January - 28th February automation moved this from Done to Deployed Apr 12, 2019

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