Need an anti-spam extension

Dylan Hardison dylan at
Tue Oct 4 21:42:31 UTC 2016

Note that what Denis is proposing is quite similar to what BMO's AntiSpam extension does:

Meanwhile, the tracking bug for adding anti spam protections as a core feature

Note this is specific to prevenient /spam comments/ and spam accounts, it is not related to
email harvesting (which is getting easier with the change to login names in the unreleased 6.0).

> On Oct 4, 2016, at 16:44, Vlad Dascalu <vladd at> wrote:
> Hi,
> You might find some initial inspiration for this in the attachment posted at , although that one probably no longer applies cleanly.
> Comment #18 in the same thread offers a link to a patch that implements a Captcha system.
> Disclaimer: neither of those two solutions were reviewed / approved by the Bugzilla project.
> On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 11:05 PM, Denis Roy <denis.roy at> wrote:
> Greetings,
> Since late last week, our bugzilla instances are being beaten up by
> spammers. I'm desperately looking for an extension that will intercept
> anything comment or bug committed. If the submitter has less than X
> comments on Bugzilla and the post contains keywords matching REGEXP,
> then block the bug or commment with an error.
> I will pay $$ to have someone brew something up like this really
> quickly.  Cleaning up this time consuming.
> Apologies if this is not the right list for this.  If you know someone
> who can do this, please reach me at denis.roy at
> Thanks
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