Bug 8452 - Assess spam registrations with ReCAPTCHA enabled
Assess spam registrations with ReCAPTCHA enabled
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: OJS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General
2.4.3
All All
: P3 normal
Assigned To: Alec Smecher
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Reported: 2013-10-18 10:51 PDT by Alec Smecher
Modified: 2013-11-26 13:15 PST (History)
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Description Alec Smecher 2013-10-18 10:51:10 PDT
Assess reports of spam registrations persisting even with ReCAPTCHA testing enabled.
Comment 1 Alec Smecher 2013-11-26 13:15:31 PST
Assessed; the "stop forum spam" plugin (to be included in OJS 2.4.3) should address it. I couldn't find any obvious weakness in our ReCAPTCHA implementation, yet at least a couple of installations are reporting continuing spam registrations. Suspect either a ReCAPTCHA-beating bot or individual humans.