BuckGB wrote:I'm not sure why more spammers seem to be getting through, but within the next week or two, I'm going to start requiring that members choose an avatar during registration. Perhaps an extra step will keep them at bay for awhile?
Have banned like around 6 the last 5 hours or so. It does seem pretty consistently to be 1-2 per every second hour.
I've PMed you 2 more IPs which consists only of spambots.
My guess is that the captcha has been automatically broken and does not hinder the signing up of bots. I don't know if it is a new one introduced at the time you made the change to Joomla or if it is the same one as usual.
I don't know how much customizability you have over the pages and the process, but I have an idea I'll try out on my own personal blogs because they're also heavily hit by spam bots and this should work.
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