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Resolution of Recaptcha Error in Drupal 7 forms

I am using Recaptcha module for filtering the spam on the form. But the form contains some alax file upload field which stop recaptcha to work properly. Every time I upload the file in the form by ...
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In Drupal 7, What are some methods to prevent or detect botnets hammering your site? [duplicate]

In drupal 7, what are some methods to stop botnets hammering your site? I have captcha protecting my registration page, but this doesn't stop them from bootstrapping my site when they land on the ...
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Mollom module blocks non-spam content

I am building a site using Drupal 7 and the Mollom module Mollom really helps me to block spam on my site. Even spam bot that succeed on passing the captcha module and register to my site, never ...
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Disable the comment path site-wide

Is it possible somehow to completely disable the /comment/ path on a Drupal 6 site? Our site really doesn't need comments and despite having disabled comments on all content types and removing any ...
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330 views

Weird activites in my site. Is my site hacked?

Since long time I have been noticing some weird activity going on on my website. For example: The includes folder was deleted CSS files were modified Node edit access was given to anonymous users ...
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One-time link without valid email address Spam Registrations

I have a D6 site that gets a lot of SPAM account registration and they all follow a pattern, however from different IP addresses (often during the following process): 1) User account is created 2) ...
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Mix Honeypot and Regcheck module?

newbie question... Hi, Before "exploding" my site, I would like to know if I can mix : - https://drupal.org/project/honeypot - https://drupal.org/project/regcheck I'm trying to stop the ...
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Akismet not working with Drupal 7

I'm using Drupal 7 and I have Premium Akismet key. I'm using anti-spam plugin which allows me to connect/use Akismet. I'm using Webforms, Newsletter forms, Contact us, Customized contact us forms and ...
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See full server request to track suspicious requests

I have very bad luck with spammers. Even though I employ both reCAPTCHA, Spamicide and BOTCHA, I get about one spammer per day, though 300 are blocked. I guess that's a pretty good ratio, but it still ...
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138 views

Protect site from flooding when user login is attacked by brute force

I've been experiencing issues with bots trying to force their way into the website I manage. It seems to be a daily occurrence the the flood system is being triggered (I'm on D7). I'm happy the the ...
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Do not send registration mail to fake users, who haven't specified their gender in registration form

Since several years I run a Drupal 7 web site - as a frontend to a multi-player card game. I have the following SPAM protection at my web site: the new users should specify their gender at the ...
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Auto purge old unapproved comments

I would like to know if there is any module that can do automatically purge old unapproved comments on cron run. The requirement is -- I have turned on email notification on new comments. I would ...
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How to prevent comment posting when it has specific words in it?

I´ve searched for all Drupal 7 modules that try to give some SPAM protection, but haven´t found what I need, maybe I´ve overlooked something? I need to prevent anonymous comment posting when comment ...
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How to completely disable commenting for users with JavaScript turned off, to avoid excessive CAPTCHA generation

I have enabled CAPTCHA on my site to combat the massive amount of spam bots attempting to post. However all the attempts cause Drupal to generate loads of CAPTCHAs, which is causing problems for my ...
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Disabling comments after some time [duplicate]

On Drupal 7, I'd like to have comments open for 90 days and then I want no new comments to be posted (mainly to prevent spam). Aside from the seemingly unmaintainded Comment Closer module, are there ...
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Spamicide field still visible

To prevent spambot making fake user accounts I've installed Spamicide. I've enabled the module Spamicide (7.x-1.0-beta3) and enabled the field for form_id user_register_form, filled in a Spamicide ...
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How do I detect spam from among published comments?

My spam prevention modules had to be disabled while I was fixing a problem. Meanwhile, I was attacked by numerous spam bots and now have thousands of published spam comments on my site. Is there a ...
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539 views

Spambots causing server crashes. How do I block them?

I have a Drupal 7 website on a shared hosting account that uses an Apache server. It is getting continuously battered by spam bots who try to post junk comments and create fake accounts. What methods ...
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Drupal 7 Site: Targeted for spam [duplicate]

Okay, I'm not sure if this question should be here, but it's more of a general question. So I'm hoping if anyone can relate to this, perhaps you can suggest something to get around this. So I worked ...
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Is there a drupal 7 equivalent to the Country Ban module?

I'm wondering if anyone has a Drupal specific solution for blocking entire countries from accessing your server. My company only does business in the US so there's no point in having other countries ...
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Webform + reCaptcha - still lot of SPAM

Few months ago I installed reCaptcha module to use with webform. It worked perfectly: I can't submit form if I didn't provide correct captcha code. It worked even if I disable JavaScript. Problem is ...
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Spam users on drupal7 site being created automatically [duplicate]

I need some urgent suggestion. In my live site a lot of spam users are being created every few minutes. I will install captcha and MOLLOM but I need to delete the spam users. How can I identify them ...
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Spam filter options for unregistered user to registered user email service

I would like to give unregistered visitors the chance to send emails to node authors through a contact form. What would be the best and most efficient way to filter out spam? 1) Simply add a CAPTCHA ...
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How could I automatically delete accounts with a given criteria?

My drupal site has a textarea field in the new user application that asks for the new user to explain what their interest is in wanting to join the site. Some sort of machine bot is sending a dozen ...
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A better anti-spam solution for Drupal 7?

I have Mollom and HoneyPot set up and working. I tried various Captcha modules with images, etc. I even put a question field in the registration form using Mollom and HoneyPot. Although the answer ...
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Reject e-mail address from specific domain in simplenews newsletters e-mails

i have a lot of spam users request account with mails on specific domain,i used the User restrictions module to make e-mails on that domains not allowed, but only to the registration .i want to know ...
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Blocking node creation after validation

We have a lot of spammers (which are logged in users) creating content on our site. They are creating photo nodes without photos (which I have recently allowed as a way to catch them and ignore them, ...
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How to limit the number of privatemsg?

To avoid bulk private messaging by spammers in busy Drupal 6 community site, I'd like to limit the messages an authenticated user can send out in certain time span. I saw Private Message Limits but it ...
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Flagging users as spam and giving a reason for doing so

I am creating a community site using Drupal7. The users of my site should be able to report other users as spam users. For this I am using the Flag module. I have created a flag called Report User for ...
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Reject Form Submissions with URL in them

I have a client who is using Drupal and has an email contact form. The problem is they are getting spam sent through the form daily. I have tried the Re-captcha plugin, captcha plugin, Anti-spam ...
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Spam bots hitting user/register non cached pages generate load, how to prevent?

I have SpamBot installed, still bots can hit the user/register page that is not cached by Boost and generate load if they do it recursively. Any tips to prevent them? Or, the only solution is ...
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automatically deleting non verified users after some time [duplicate]

By default Drupal requires an e-mail verification when a visitor creates an account. Is it possible to automatically delete all user accounts which are not verified after a month or so? Would it be a ...
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How to disallow certain strings in signatures?

As I mentioned here, spam filters do not apply to forum signatures. This opens the door to human spammers to put their spam content in their signature. I am wondering what is the easiest way to tackle ...
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How to apply spam filter into signatures?

The spam module, does not seem to examine forum signatures against custom spam filters. Spammers have figured this out and just pour their junk links into their signatures. I am wondering how can I ...
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List all users whose “member for” and “last access” are the same

I have around 40,000 users on my site but around 20,000 of them are automated registrations (by comment spammers presumably) and I'd like to delete those. It's very easy to spot them as their ...
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Recommended tools/techniques for monitoring for spam attacks on multi-site and shared servers

I'm managing a number of servers with dozens of Drupal sites, some with a single multi-site Drupal installation and others with dozens of separate Drupal installations. We're constantly running into ...
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remove existing spam comments

I have a Drupal 7 site. This is a live site with both legitimate comments and spam comments. From what I can tell, most of the spam modules work when a comment is submitted, but don't go back and look ...
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In Drupal 7, how to prevent *.php files from being upload to the /files folder when its required to have 777 permissions?

Hi one of the sites im working on just recently got comprised and a bunch of php files got upload somehow or someway into the files folder and started sending out alot of spam. I know during ...
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382 views

How to stop spam in comments

I've installed reCAPTCHA module but spam still bypass my security and leave nasty comments. What should I do? How to block them?
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289 views

How to limit number of nodes a user can create per day?

In order to curb ardent spammers in Drupal 6, I'd like to limit the number of forum nodes that an authenticated user can create per day. So for example ordinary users can not create more than 3 posts ...
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Spam filter in signatures?

Since otherwise great spam module does not check user signatures for spam, I have hard times fighting spammers who just put their spam links in their signatures in the forum so basically they rendered ...
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How to disallow users with certain emails form posting?

On a Drupal 6 site, I struggle with some persistent spammer who uses different tricks to escape any regexp spam filters. Whenever I delete him, he always uses certain email provider (e.g. ...
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spam bot attacks

I have multiple spam bots that try a couple hundred times a day to access my website and post comments. I have reCaptcha installed and somehow they are able to register, and sometimes actually post ...
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Check if form field contains particular value, if so, do not allow user save

I am having a lot of spam signups on a drupal site. I am even using captcha and mollum, but still getting a lot. I have a field that asks 'why are you signing up?' which, when a human user / ...
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Prevent comments containing html links from beeing validated

Seems very simple and I thought a module for that would be easy to find but no.. I've got a website that's beeing infested by spambots in node comments. You're probably going to tell to disable full ...
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Spammers on Drupal 6 site

I think Im getting some spammers adding user accounts to my site. I've been checking the users section of my site daily and I'll see these strange email addresses. So I check on the reports and find ...
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741 views

Watchdog “404 page not found” entries from spambot guessing urls

Browsing through the watchdog list I found a lot of page not found entries with urls like: http://mysite.com/wp/wp-trackback.php http://mysite.com/phpMyAdmin-2.5.5-pl1/index.php ...
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A module to limit number of posts a user can make during a set period of time?

I have a number of sites that allows users to post nodes and comments, however bots are getting a hold of these and having their way with my site. I recall seeing a module a while back (but cannot ...
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How to prevent from getting spammed in a contact form

I have the captcha image module and an email address keeps spamming me in a website feedback contact form. I do not know how to get their IP address and I do not want to take down the form for the ...
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How to test if honeypot is working on a form?

I have applied the Honeypot module to my site and set it to protect all forms on the site. The problem is I am unsure of how to test it to know that it is working as expected. Can anyone tell me how ...