Bug 12425

Summary: talk.maemo.org is vulnerable to spambot attack
Product: [Websites] maemo.org Website Reporter: Ivaylo Dimitrov <freemangordon>
Component: TalkAssignee: Reggie Suplido <reggie>
Status: UNCONFIRMED QA Contact: talk
Severity: major    
Priority: Unspecified CC: twilight312
Version: unspecified   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   

Description Ivaylo Dimitrov (reporter) 2011-09-18 02:05:53 UTC
SOFTWARE VERSION: 
(Settings > General > About product)
NA

EXACT STEPS LEADING TO PROBLEM: 
(Explain in detail what you do (e.g. tap on OK) and what you see (e.g. message
Connection Failed appears))
1. talk.maemo.org is vulnerable to botnet spam attacks.

EXPECTED OUTCOME: 
It should be hard for botnet to pollute TMO with spam threads and posts

ACTUAL OUTCOME: 
No botnet protection seems to exist (i.e. captcha) 

REPRODUCIBILITY: 
(always, less than 1/10, 5/10, 9/10)

EXTRA SOFTWARE INSTALLED: 

OTHER COMMENTS: 
Recent botnet attacks have rendered TMO almost unusable.
Comment 1 Ivaylo Dimitrov (reporter) 2011-09-18 03:06:55 UTC
The word botnet should be read as spambot, my bad, sorry