Tag: forum

An easy tweak with PHPBB forums to avoid automated registration of spambot users

Spammers  finally reached PHPBB version 3 “Olympus” default CAPTCHA automated OCR task in their development schedule and recently started registering bot users passing the provided CAPTCHA confirmation code. Luckily to them, PHPBB3 default CAPTCHA code is ridiculously easy to OCR, os basically this was rather expected. It does not however mean that there is no…

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Buggy Microsoft Forums

It seems that everything is buggy nowadays. Some things – more buggy, some are less. I did not expect Microsoft Forums website to be so… so… of so improper quality. Especially compared to variety of popular forum software, free phpbb, google news etc. MS WYSIWYG post editor can stand no criticism at all, it is…

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