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Deleting thousands of spam Members (not Pending) [duplicate]

I have a site where I forgot to turn off member authentication and it got hit with over 100,000 spam members over a couple of weeks before we caught it. Now they're all full Members so the SQL to ...
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Spam Bot Member Registrations in ExpressoStore

I am running Expresso Store on the following site: https://peopleplacestraining.org Everything seems to be working well, except for one thing…we're getting several spambot user registrations a day ...
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How to disable HTML in member bio field

EE sites have been plagued with spam accounts targeting the bio field with html links and bbcode to do the same. Including mine. I am sure one of the 2.x releases disabled html code by default but ...
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Can't stop spam registrations, using Freemember

I'm having a nightmare with spam registrations! Can't seem to stop them. We have changed the Profile Trigger Word to something completely random, and use Freemember to register members. We have ...
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Deleting 1,000s of spam comments

We are using LowNoSpam and it is working well. Very few spam comments get through. However the settings flagged them as spam and kept them closed. The person who was reviewing these didn't do that ...
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Delete thousands of members from an EE2 site

I had over 40 000 spam member accoutns created and need to delete them. I tries adding &group_id=5&perpage=1000 to my view all members page which works fine, but as soon as I click a column ...
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Freeform Composer spam prevention recommendations?

I'm using Composer to create my form and the Channel Entry Fieldtype (http://www.solspace.com/docs/freeform/channel_entry_fieldtype) to output it. Works great and is so simple. But a spambot just made ...
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Does MX Stop Spammers no longer work? What's an alternative?

Since I upgraded to EE 2.8.1, MX Stop Spammers has stopped working, with the following error: Fatal error: Call to undefined method Cp::set_variable() in ...
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Freeform Pro & ExpressionEngine

I'm getting a large number of spam from one of my contact forms and not sure how I can reduce this using Freeform Pro. I've tried using the default CAPTCHA but I can't get that to work. Is there a ...
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Installation issue: Snaptcha

I am facing very odd issue. I am using EE v2.2.2 and uploaded the Snaptcha correctly. While enabling from Extensions area ((Control Panel > Add-Ons > Extensions > Enable)), it didn't get enabled. I ...
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Delete EE's Member Profile Templates to Prevent SPAM, what do you think?

If all my membership functionality is handled on the front end via an addon like User or Freemember, can I just delete EE's built in member profile templates? What do you think? Would that help ...
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Stop /index.php?ACT=8&id=G3UISGtdz attacks

Our server is being hit with spam requests related to new membership via a url query. The query looks like /index.php?ACT=8&id=G3UISGtdz, with the id changing. This is an older EE 1.6.8 site. I ...
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Google claims member spam--I can't find it

I received this message from Google: Google has detected user-generated spam on your site. Typically, this kind of spam is found on forum pages, guestbook pages, or in user profiles. As a ...
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Email image replacement to reduce SPAM

I'm creating a website that features a number of email addresses within the content. The client is asking if we can set emails to be automatically converted into images, with hyperlinks behind the ...
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How to encode emails contained within channel entries automatically?

I'm working on a site that will have various email addresses entered within paragraphs of text in channel entries by the client. These email address are automatically turned into links by EE which is ...
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freeform pro 4 and honeepot, spam still coming through

I implemented honeepot (http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/hon-ee-pot-captcha) for two freeform pro forms I have on my 2.6.1 EE website and it cut down the spam drastically, but some are still getting thru. ...
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How to delete all member accounts with no channel entries

Any EE folks know if there is a way to delete all member accounts that have no channel entries assigned to them? In my case any accounts with 0 entries would be spam. Thanks for your time.
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Solspace-Rating Spam

I've implemented the solspce-ratings plugin on a client website and have enabled the captcha, but am still getting spammed. Any ideas on what else I can do to avoid getting spam ratings ?
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Post Titles/Post Content Displaying Twice

We’ve recently had a membership registration spamming, which I believe has caused several issues: Some post titles are displaying twice on our home page (http://www.ondemandweekly.com) and in the ...
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Got Hacked … Need to quickly delete 1000's of members

Got hacked! One of my client sites was hacked about 6 months ago. They got into the member pages and created 3,900 pages of members. I can delete them one page at a time. but it will take be days to ...
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How can I remove thousands of spam members on a non-member site?

My first EE 1.6.8 site is coming back to haunt me. The site crashed and burned the other day. Took a look at the members in the DB and there's about 78000 spam members in there. I have access to ...
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Handling banned IPs when you deploy using version control

I'm ending up with banned IPs being added to my bootstrapped config file by ExpressionEngine on the live server but this means my local config.php is at odd with the live version. How should I handle ...
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Receiving Spam Continuously

I am continuously receiving Spam even though i have installed "low NoSpam" and "Freeform Anti-Spam" any ideas on how to block this out completely or alternative add-on.. thanks!!!!!
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Conditional based on the age of an entry

I want to embed a template if the entry_date of an entry is less than a certain age, and display something else otherwise. Is there a good way to do this natively? With addons? I tried the timespan ...
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Freeform Pro and Whitelisting with Office 365

We have a client in which we've set up Freeform Pro and have several forms. We've got the forms working properly, but all emails are getting directed to their Spam folder. The client is using ...
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Registration spam possible attack vectors

I have dealt with spam problems previously with some valuable help from this forum but I've got a site that is suffering with registration spam at the moment and no matter what I try, nothing seems to ...
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FreeForm 3.1.4: Collection created by guest - how to prevent this

I've got a site using FreeForm 3.1.4 which is having a bit of an issue where guests are creating their own collection by, presumably, manipulating the source before submitting the form. As you can see ...
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Avoid spam in contact forms

In one site I'm getting a lot of spam via a contact form created with Freeform. Is there a good solution, besides adding a CAPTCHA?