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I have a forum that has constant spam sign ups..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by therewillbeblood, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. therewillbeblood

    therewillbeblood Newbie

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    I get about 50 sign ups every 10 mins all fake accounts that post spam. Is there anyway that I can make money off of this?

    Thanks.
     
  2. zonfar

    zonfar Power Member

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    I wouldn't assume so
     
  3. flexnds

    flexnds Power Member

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    probably not, spammers don't buy anything, judging by the speed of sign up it's bots anyhow.. And if you let them spam your forum they will multiple x1000. You need some stronger security questions. You should also change it often since most of these bots keep a database of questions.
     
  4. awd821

    awd821 Newbie

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    Not sure if you can directly make money from it, but I just received an email earlier today which included a video regarding capitalizing on spammers' backlinks, which apparently can be exposed by Word Press blog.

    Feel free to PM me if you want me to find the email and sed it to you:cool:
     
  5. senior

    senior Regular Member

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    No you can't (OK no I haven't been able to). To get rid of them though just install an addon that will ask a question like what is two divided by 1. I don't even use a captcha anymore and have zero spam accounts on several forums.
     
  6. bornformoney

    bornformoney Senior Member

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    1 + (Idiots x CPA) = $Money$

    I remember once harro or someone posted a method to monetize the sign ups with a cpa content locker :D

    search it and you won't regret lol

    Hope I helped :)
     
  7. therewillbeblood

    therewillbeblood Newbie

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    yea i read harros post but it was very vague
     
  8. senior

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    A content locker will not help you monetize bots.
     
  9. RuleTheWorld

    RuleTheWorld Junior Member

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    Nah, just get better security on your forum sign ups. It's costing you money.
     
  10. moneymachine01

    moneymachine01 Regular Member

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    Ask a security question. Don't do a math question , some bots can solve those too. Ask something like who is the president - Barack "*****"