Anti Bot: Captcha Clock
- Mod Name:
- Anti Bot: Captcha Clock
- Created By:
- SSimple Team
- Security and Moderation
- First Created:
- March 19, 2008, 09:36:04 PM
- Last Modified:
- September 25, 2011, 09:12:20 AM
- Latest Version:
- Compatible With:
- 1.1.8, 1.1.9, 1.1.10, 2.0 Beta 3 Public, 2.0 Beta 3.1 Public, 2.0 RC1, 2.0 RC1-1, 2.0 RC1.2
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Anti Bot: Captcha Clock v2.2
A new and unique Anti-Bot Registration Check. Rather than getting registrants filling in letters, have them tell the time on a clock.
|Compatible With:||SMF 1.1.X - SMF 2 Beta & RC1|
|Created By:||Karl Benson|
Quote from: Karl Benson
It is a cat and mouse game between forum software and bot-creators to secure forums against spam bots.
Using generic/centralised anti-spam measures makes it viable for bot-creators to try to get past them.
If every forum employs completely different anti-bot measures it makes it almost impossible to create bots for mass-automated registration.
Some people think that this MOD is "ugly".
I have tried to make it more agreeable for humans without decreasing the difficulty for bots.
I deleted effects little or not detrimental for bot, and unpleasant for people.
And I added other effects more annoying to bots and less for humans.
Version 2.0: Work for SMF 1.1.X and SMF 2 Beta & RC1 and many more (See ChangeLog)
Code: (CHANGELOG) [Select]
2.2 - 23th May 2009
o Now the page in cache is ignored and alwys is reloaded.
It is useful against "Send Form" and "Go Back".
o Have been added an error message that notified that the page has expired
o Some images have been improved
2.1 - 11th May 2009
o Add change to improve the security - tranks szcoder for notify
2.0 - 2nd May 2009
o .LORD. Take the development
o Work for SMF 1.1.X and SMF 2 Beta & RC1
o You can enable and disable this MOD in: Members > Registration > Settings
o Also You can Configurate this MOD
o Fix bug drawing the hour hand (your users couldn't register)
o Changed and improve some code
o The ABClock.php have been remade
o Changed the drawing clocks's (clocks more cute for humans and effectives with bots)
- The dots (noise) have been eliminated.
- The effects colorized have been eliminated.
- The effects have been disable. (FILTER_GRAYSCALE and FILTER_MEAN_REMOVAL eliminated).
+ The radial lines (noise) have been added.
+ The reloj rotate in a range angles.
+ A new reloj have been added, and new images added.
+ Effect cristal. Cute for humans, noise for bots (can be improved)
1.0 - 20th March 2008
o Initial release
o Creates a clock from several different face and hands sets
o Utilizes new gd functions in PHP5 to colorize and style the clock
o Generates a different clock and time each time.
REQUIRED: A manual edit is REQUIRED for ALL themes (other than SMF Core Default) which have a custom Register.template.php
If you don't do perform the edit, nobody will be able to register using those themes.
- PHP >= 4.3.2 & GD Library 2.0.34 (or newer)
- Do NOT install the mod if your server does not meet the minimum requirements.
- To check what GD Library your server has goto Admin > Support & Credits
- If you get an all black image or it doesn't appear correctly, you might have a dodgy version of the library.
Please do NOT ask me how to install GD library or upgrade it. I don't know.