Author Topic: Questions for creating new accounts should be more difficult and specific  (Read 194 times)

Offline Miguel Gimenez

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In the last month there are some new users (today they are AndyRiley and Badeentehe) who answer any old post adding a stupid sentence like "Thank you for posting this" or "I had the same problem". This looks like a lame method for building a fake-user database intended for spam campaigns in a near future.

These users should be ditched as soon as they appear, but I think the questions used for filtering new users should be changed to others more specific to the forum scope, for example "Release number before 17.12", "Name of the GUI library used to build C::B" or "Result of (25^98)|11".

Offline oBFusCATed

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Yes, we're talking internally what to do. Morten increased the difficulty of the questions, but I'm not sure it is helping. :(
(most of the time I ignore long posts)
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