[Baypiggies] hey guys, I think we've been hacked

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Nov 4 14:14:32 CET 2007

On Sun, Nov 04, 2007, tpc247 at gmail.com wrote:
> Someone has been using the new Plone site to register numerous accounts on
> the BayPIGgies host and creating images that redirect users to site selling
> pharmaceuticals.  I'm not sure what to do, but I think an alert and perhaps
> installation of CAPTCHA software is in order.

I'm opposed to CAPTCHA, it breaks text-only browsing.  There are plenty
of other options, including requiring the submission of a working email
address and using a text password that's buried in instructions for
creating an account.
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