To further combat spam, people can only create new pages after their account is 7 days old.
Installed the CheckUser extension. People with the right privilege can look up users' IP addresses via Special:CheckUser, and find users connected to an IP address. This should help fight spammers who create multiple accounts.
To combat spam, all anonymous edits now require passing a CAPTCHA. Before, this was only required for anonymous edits which include a URL.
Zeracles is now an Ultronomicon administrator.
Upgraded the MediaWiki software to 1.15.3. Please let me know if anything is not working properly.
Shiver is now an Ultronomicon administrator.
Upgraded the MediaWiki software to 1.15.1. Please let me know if anything is not working properly.
Upgraded the MediaWiki software to 1.14.0. Please let me know if anything is not working properly.
Updated the MediaWiki software to 1.11.2. Please let me know if anything is not working properly.
Recent spam seems to be automated. I don't know how they get through the CAPTCHA (the image isn't downloaded). I've updated the MediaWiki software. If that doesn't help, I'll have to do some investigation. — SvdB
- Explanation: Post-CAPTCHA spam doesn't include URLs. — SvdB 20 August 2006 (CEST)
I just upgraded the MediaWiki software to the current CVS development version, and installed an anti-spam extension. — SvdB
I just upgraded the MediaWiki software to 1.5.3. If there are any problems, please let me know. — SvdB