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Blue Eagle 5 v1.6.2 has been Released for Kunena 5.2 (20 Jan 2021)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena template Blue Eagle 5 v1.6.2 which is now available for download. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in development.

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Blue Eagle 1.6.x requires Kunena 5.2.x to work with

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Question Bots or real humans?

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2 months 4 days ago #1 by KZQ
Bots or real humans? was created by KZQ
My site sees 10 registrations from spammers or bots for every real new member. I use a Captua challenge but somehow I need a more robust registration process. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
Bill

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2 months 4 days ago - 2 months 4 days ago #2 by rich
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If you allow user register, a better captcha will not help. Because of the Corona crisis, many human users have time to spread spam posts. A possibility would be the option "Moderate New Users = 1" (tab Security). Then must the first post of new users approved by a moderator. Only if the first post is approved, will the next posts automatically published.
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2 months 4 days ago #3 by KZQ
Replied by KZQ on topic Bots or real humans?
Thanks Rich,
I've already set the user moderation to 2 so they can't actually post. But they can still register and activate.
I've signed up at Project Honey Pot and given that information to "Admin Tools". I'll be looking to see if the Honey Pot can slow them down.

Thank you
Bill

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2 months 3 days ago #4 by ruud
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Hi Bill,
you could look at ochSimpleFirewall . A normal firewall tries to stop spammers while spamming, ochSimpleFirewall stops spammers / abusers / mallware / etc. who are known to spam / abuse and been caught by others (stopforumspam, cleantalk, etc.)
If you would like to test to see if it works for your use case, please let me know.
For me it does miracles, not only on kunena, but also on contact form etc.
 

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1 month 4 weeks ago #5 by clippy3
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I use R Antispam (Rantmil) and its saves me lot of time in stopping BOT registrations. Majority of mine are BOTS using two capital letters in the user name.

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