Archive for the ‘spam’ Tag

Spam protection with Akismet

Akismet, or Automattic Kismet, is a text spam filtering service created by Automattic, the corporation which employs most of the main developers of WordPress.

When a new comment is posted on your site, Akismet webs service catches the comment and tests whether a comment is valued as “spam” or “not spam”. Continue reading

Stop Spam with reCAPTCHA

CAPTCHAs (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) can protect you and your users from spammers and crackers.
Broadly spoken, user don’t like this ugly looking pictures and I saw a lot of false implemented code or very easy to crack. To see some examples which CAPTCHAs can be broken you should check out http://sam.zoy.org/pwntcha/

An easy to implement, free and I guess secure service can be found on recaptcha.org and you help by digitizing books.

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