Registration disable website signature
When a user registers to the forum, the signature sections are hidden. If they enter in anything in the hidden fields they are denied from registration and if you turned the IP ban on, their IP Address is automatically banned.
I might say that his kind of an automatic spambot prevention really works flawlessly. With this kind of a mechanism I am getting just 2-3 spambots per week, which is at least 30 times less than the usual rate. Majority of spambots are filling in the URL and signature fields as this is their purpose, but on this way that will get banned.
Stop Spambot Registration
This mod stops spambots that provide Profile Information during registration in spite of a message saying "leave the Profile Information blank". An e-mail notification will be send every time there was a spambot registration attempt. The e-mail notification can easily be left out if you wish.
This is the actual mod I have been using on 2 of my forums and I can really recommend it. It does the same thing as the previous modification I mentioned, but it gives the admin an opportunity of adding extra text in the registration process to alert its real potential registrants. Besides this, it contains more fields (the whole profile information section) which is much better.
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