Archive for the ‘bbAntiSpam’ Category

an evil jump to the Google’s first page

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

For my goals, the query “phpbb spam” should return Textual Confirmation and Links Rejector tools on the first page. No luck so far, but I managed a nice trick to get there indirectly:


spambots and captchas

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

I’d like to announce a new blog: Spam Bots and CAPTCHAs. Updated twice a week. RSS.

web spam (antispam) news

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

I think that the minor updates of my bbAntiSpam tools are of no interest for the readers of this blog. On the other side, I need to inform about updated. Therefore, I’ve created a separate RSS feed, subscribe to get notifications.

Advanced Textual Confirmation is released!

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Finally, Advanced Textual Confirmation (ATC) is released.

ATC is an universal tool to stop forum spam, wiki spam, guestbook spam, comment spam, and other web spam. It’s an improvement of the highly popular phpBB MOD “Textual Confirmation”.

Thanks to great efficiency and easy installation, ATC is a must-have tool for any webmaster.

How to stop WordPress spam

Monday, March 19th, 2007

My blog is protected by Advanced Textual Confirmation.

* No more spam.
* No complains from the visitors.


why to have a forum on a shareware site

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

I’ve just answered on a question if it worth having a forum on a shareware site. Yes. Here is why:


Textual Confirmation is taking off

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Life is strange. The serious software such as TeXML or Consodoc are used by few people only. The side-development, phpBB antispam, is more popular than all the other products together.



Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Created an avatar for use in phpBB forums:

bbAntiSpam press-release

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Textual Confirmation

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

I’ve got stuck in phpBB. I’ve just announced new anti-spam hack: Textual Confirmation. Yet another must-have for phpBB. Discussion on

discrimination of the europeans

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

Recently I got a complaint from an european user who wanted to buy bbAntiSpam. He was unpleasantly surprised that the actual price was two times more than the declared price.


phpBB Antispam HOWTO

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Supporting community sites causes pain. One of the new pains is phpBB spam. I’ve collected my recommendations in the article “phpBB Antispam HOWTO“.

alternative bbAntiSpam description

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Recently I submitted bbAntiSpam to, and now it is accepted. The site owners, however, have re-written the description:


spam-free phpBB

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

I’m an owner of a small phpBB forum. Some time ago I was so tired of spam, that spent some time looking for a solution. I didn’t find anything I like, so I’ve developed the solution myself:


I highly recommend it to everyone. Installation is less than 1 minute.