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Attack of the SpamBots

Language : English Quality : High Has Audio : true Source : Adobe Media : Flash
Jake Munson, creator of CFQuickDocs, discusses various methods for preventing spammers from attacking your forms. CAPTCHA is very popular, and there are also some new prevention techniques appearing on the horizon. He discusses the strengths and weaknesses of these different methods. He also talks about how spam bots work, which helps you understand how to stop them.

Tags: Coldfusion, Spam Bot, Captcha, Web Development, Security,     [SUGGEST  A  TAG]

Resources referenced in this screencast
  • Coldfusion MX
  • cfquickdocs

  • Created : 2007-04-12   Duration : 01:00:37

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