[Mediawiki-l] Clean up users?

Platonides Platonides at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 23:49:41 UTC 2011

Helmut Hullen wrote:
>> Is there an extension that puts e.g. a captcha on the user register
>> page (not just edit)?
> "ConfirmEdit" has helped a long time against those spammers.
> But since some weeks there's a robot which first gets an account
Are they passing the captcha to create the account?

> and then changes the main page - very nasty.
Protect the main page? Install AbuseFilter and add a filter that 
automatically stops them and block the account if their first edit is to 
edit the main page?

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