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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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