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How you stop spam from your mybb forum?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Reelnetwork, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Reelnetwork

    Reelnetwork Regular Member

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    As the title says.
     
  2. mrankin

    mrankin Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Here are the 2 main ways that stop 99.999% of spam on my forum;

    #1 - Remove all footer info that says your site is a MyBB site to begin with. Prevents spammers from finding it through google searches.
    #2 - Install the Registration Security Question plugin - write your own questions!!!
     
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