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How do I deal with my FormMail results being corrupted by scripts?

Posted on 2008-09-30
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I run a web site that provides information and answers questions vis a FormMail page. For the past week, all of my results are either invaded or corrupted. Instead of getting legitimate questions, I get variations of the following:

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Below is the result of your feedback form.  It was submitted by
Scot Mcclure () on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 08:26:55
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Question(s): lcbpy7xhuls31p16
<a href= http://mocfcpf.com >eytygd xgsgjysg</a>
http://yziwwwjxhs.com 
<a href= http://sdturvqkup.com >ziqsj kjkuu</a>
http://bhszkogwf.com 
<a href= http://vtowpl.com >muubdr gvqxlow</a>
http://zbmtmd.com 
<a href= http://xkydvsz.com >iikenc zujyg</a>
http://mexdfky.com 


answer: by email ONLY

from: Craig Boyd

Submit: Submit Question

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Note that the "submitted by" and "from:" fields do not match - this is characteristic of all results. I have not clicked on any of the "links" and have simply deleted these messages, but they are becoming a problem and now am thinking this requires action. Please advise. Thank you.
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I had the same but not since I use recaptcha

http://recaptcha.net/

See it in action: http://plungjan.name/askaquestion.php



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by:webdrone
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Thank you. I was hoping for a little more elegant solution that I could maybe learn some scripting skills from, but this will work.
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by:Michel Plungjan
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You can try this (assuming the field should never hold an http):



<form action="goawayrobotsandpeoplenotusingjavascript.html">
<input type="text" name="questions" value="">
<script>
document.write('<input type="button" value="Submit" '+
'onClick="if (this.form.questions.value.indexOf('http')==-1) { this.form.action=\'formmail.php\'; this.form.submit()}">')
</script>
</form>

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