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[antimixedutf8] Prevent spam with similar looking characters

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:56 pm
by Syzop
Just to let you all know we now have a new module that will help against spam with lookalike characters, such as:
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The module source can be found here: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/unrea ... ixedutf8.c

To compile and install (should work on 4.0.18 and later, possibly older versions too):

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cd /home/xyz/unrealircd-4.2.0/src/modules/third
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/unrealircd/unrealircd/unreal42/src/modules/antimixedutf8.c
cd /home/xyz/unrealircd-4.2.0
make
make install
And of course, put this in your unrealircd.conf to load the module:

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loadmodule "third/antimixedutf8";
More settings (optional!) are available here.

In the future this module will be shipped with UnrealIRCd 4.2.1 (as an optional module), this forum post is for everyone who doesn't want to wait until then and/or want to help with testing :)

Re: [antimixedutf8] Prevent spam with similar looking characters

Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:11 pm
by The_Myth
Don't you mean

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cd /home/xyz/unrealircd-4.2.0/src/modules/third
:P :D
Cheers!

Re: [antimixedutf8] Prevent spam with similar looking characters

Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 8:57 am
by Syzop
Indeed. Corrected :)
Also added the configuration part.