forum spam filtering

Mandeep Sandhu mandeepsandhu.chd at
Mon Jun 10 23:48:08 EDT 2013

Thanks Rik!

Will this also filter those pesky LinkedIn invites? :)


On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Rik van Riel <riel at> wrote:

> Over the past year, the forum has deteriorated to the point of being
> unusable.  Today I installed (and fixed) a module that allows phorum
> to use spamassassin, and tweaked & trained spamassassin to deal with
> forum posts (no email headers, etc).
> Over the past few hours, I have seen spammers beat their heads against
> the spam filter, sometimes submitting the same message several times
> before giving up.
> I have also made a few test posts of my own to the forum. It looks like
> non-spam messages are let through.
> In short, the forum should be usable again. If something happens to
> break, please let me know and I will fix it.
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