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Hi

I have a lot of problems with spam bots signing up and leaving spam in my forum.

I have stop forum spam list, extra question and Akismet plugin installed.
When somebody signups they need to confirm there email.
Can spambots do this?

Can it be a plugin that is doing all this?
Maybe sombody made a plugin with the purpose to get spam to the forum

Anybody has a solution for this problem?

Cheers,

Edwin
Spam is always a hard one to fight.

Do you have questions like "simple math" or "whats this picture of"
Hi

Yes, i have everything.
I have stop forum spam list, extra question and Akismet plug in.
I guess they are using now cheap labor to leave spam, instead of spam bots.
If the IP is in the same range, block the range.
Have you considered phone verification?

A phone verification api is a perfect solution to your problem. Often, having users verify phone numbers when creating accounts and at different intervals works great.

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