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Old 08-10-2009, 08:23 AM
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Question Banning Proxy Sites on a website

One of our clients runs a large and active Video Gaming battle community, similar to GameBattles.com

One annoying issue is that people will register and play on the site using a proxy service. This opens up the possiblilites of fraudulent play and general cheating.

Therefore, does anybody know of any software that will spot a proxy and immediately intervene with a 'Er, please xxxx off' message ?

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Old 08-10-2009, 10:39 AM
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It would be wonderful! I have had two malicious attempts on one of my sites carried out through two different proxy servers.

Of course you can deny the specific IP's of the proxy servers as and when you find them which should help reduce the effect over time. I know there are a lot of them out there so it will never be 100% effective.
 
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Old 08-11-2009, 03:28 AM
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i don't think it's possible
 
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:30 PM
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Unfortunately it isn't possible. There are hundreds of proxies out there all with different IP addresses. Plus there are several new ones coming out each day.
 
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Old 08-26-2009, 04:44 PM
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you can deny the specific IP,but it is very difficult,there are hundreds of proxies with different IP addresses.In addition,there are several new ones coming out every day.
 
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It is tools there for this purposes. These tools detect the http headers to find if they contain some certain proxy characters but not via IP. Google for such tools.

Have a nice day,
 
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If you use MaxMind GeoIP on your Apache webserver (or if your web host does) for geolocation tracking (i.e. redirecting or blocking traffic to/from certain contries), you can add a proxy detection module for an extra $5 per month. I use GeoIP but I have not purchased that module. Even without it there is a basic level of proxy detection.

http://www.maxmind.com/app/proxy
 
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this is good if you held a referral program in a forum. i'd like to detect people who are using proxies. and register to their own referral links
 
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I don't think this is possible.

Just make sure the game does not give out money for winners, and it does not matter.
i hope it is. some forumboard can actually sends warning messeges tothe admin indicating that someone had just login using same ip. which means two username in one computer.
 
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