I have been getting around 10 to 20 Fake customers in my magento 1.9.3.

Does anyone know how to block them?

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  • Your question is not clear,do you want to block these subscribed customers or want to prevent new subscribers like these Dec 25, 2016 at 18:38
  • I want to block them from creating these fake profiles. They look like computer generated.
    – James Tsai
    Dec 29, 2016 at 0:18

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There are few things are need for this.

1. Add form key in newsletter form

First,you need to add form_key in newsletter form for preventing against Cross Site Request and validated at form_key at post controller .Form Key Value in template and controller

2. Add Captcha to newsletter

Add captcha to newsletter form Add Captcha to subscribe.phml

  • I am getting fake subscriber even I have these 2, the issue is the domain of email is valid but the email address itself is fake. Like: [email protected] etc, getting lots of emails that no email sent to the user.
    – Yogita
    Sep 20, 2018 at 5:39

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