[csw-maintainers] more and more spam

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Thu May 31 01:01:30 CEST 2012

Excerpts from Ben Walton's message of Tue Jan 24 21:38:47 -0500 2012:

> > Since last week I receive a lot of spam originating from our web
> > server with a sender of the "form
> > capital at ocswchbiesv01.opencsw.org" and a subject such as "OpenCSW
> > question about package opensp_doc".. Looking in the envelope, the
> > route starts from "webservd at localhost" to "www.opencsw.org" to
> > "bender.opencsw.org" &c. I can provide a sample to whomever
> > interested by finding a solution to this.
> I get this junk too, although not often...it's quite sporadic for
> me, really.  I think we should add a (re)captcha to the question
> submission page as that would stop most of this bot-submitted junk
> in its tracks.

>From the better late than never category, I've just added captcha
support to the package query/maintainer contact form.  It needs a bit
of css styling still so that it matches the original, but it seems

Please let me know if you notice any problems as a result of this.

Ben Walton
Systems Programmer - CHASS
University of Toronto
C:416.407.5610 | W:416.978.4302

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