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    Stopping iMacros

    Hey guys,

    Pesky buggers over at cheatsites are making iMacros to play my site. I was wondering if anyone had any tips (my site is in PHP, so i want to add some bot measures) on how to stop them :X? I don't want to implement captcha alllll over the site because it gets annoying to users. Is there anything else i can add :X?

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    I think it depends on what the macros are doing that you don't want them to do. Are they using it to flood a forum/blog? Send emails? or what?

    You might consider adding a flood protection so that when a user is logged in they can only do certain actions every X seconds. Just check and reset a $_SESSION variable with the current time() every time they try to do something. If time()-$_SESSION['var'] is under 60 seconds, deny the user access.
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    They are using it to play games and such :X Like, we have a game called Higher and Lower where they just tell the macro to click higher all the time :X

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    Quote Originally Posted by ole90 View Post
    They are using it to play games and such :X Like, we have a game called Higher and Lower where they just tell the macro to click higher all the time :X
    where did you know that is imacros and not a user?

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    i have the same issue on a site. you have an input button, and can set imacros to click on it over and over. added a security code feature, but they are finding ways around it.

    is there a way to detect or disable these programs/addons?

    i know for a fact that they are using imacros for ie and ff addons.

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    i still need an answer......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason_Biggs View Post
    i still need an answer......
    setup a captcha?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jason_Biggs View Post
    ......added a security code feature, but they are finding ways around it.
    already did. found a way to reset session time in the macro script which also resets capatcha.

    i would prefer to not have one at all.


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