SPAM problem in PrestaShop's customer register form

Hi, I have a problem with spammers generating fake accounts. I delete them and block the IP, however they are back the next day with a different IP address. Which module do you have to prevent this. Thank you. Jon 

Hello
The problem you described is a hot topic recent 5-7 days. Seems like PrestaShop's register form is a subject of huge spam attack.
The best solution will be a module that will identify spammers with some kind of popular spam API, for example "cleantalk" or "stopforumspam"
These services (cleantalk, stopforumspam) gives almost 100% accuracy in spam traffic identification.
We have a module that prevents spam in PrestaShop's customer account register form: spam blocker module for prestashop 
Module is ready to work with PrestaShop 1.5.x, 1.6.x, 1.7.x

How to prevent spam in account register form with module i linked?
Module has feature to check traffic with "stopForumSpam" service api. It is a free service that records reports of spam on forums, blogs and wikis to name a few. All these records are then made for developers to search and view but most importantly, to access in an automated way to block suspected spammers before they can get in the front door. Everyone is familiar with more traditional "solve the word" systems to prevent abuse, Stop Forum Spam is a targeted and specialsed solution to help stop abuse of your website.

So, after module installation you will need to activate protection with "StopForumSpam" service and create free account on https://stopforumspam.com/ to get own unique API key. Registration and api generation process is absolutely free. StopForumSpam is an "open source" free serivce.

How this feature will work?
- each time someone will use register form module will use StopForumSpam api to verify if it is a SPAM traffic or not
- if module will identify spam - register procedure will be cancelled and IP of SPAM/bot visitor automatically banned
- it is worth to turn on also merchant notification (via email) - each time module will block suspicious register form usage - you will get an email with details about it.

if you need some additional explanations related to plugin usage - feel free to write.

best regards,
milos

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