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My online store receives a huge number of new users creation (over 500 new users per 30 seconds)

So, I enabled captcha for new accounts, the new accounts creation have stopped but I get thousands of new captcha verification images in

/pub/media/captcha/base

more than 113000 new image whithin 2 houres

I passed my DNS through Cloudflare and marked visitors from China, India, Russia (the source countries of the attack), they must pass the Cloudflare challenge before accessing the site, but I still receive a new account creation attempts from Hong Kong for exemple

but in case I activate the mode "under attack", it stops all those attempts but all store visitors are invited to wait 5 seconds before accessing the store (Cloudflare)

I am using Magento 2.2.5

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    I had the same issue. I resolved it by creating an observer event when customer is created and log the source details, after that I blocked those from htaccess. – Sukumar Gorai Aug 26 '18 at 6:34
  • the problem is that if I authorize the creation of new clients, I will get thousands of fake users; and it does not make sense if I block them after – CDzWebDev Aug 26 '18 at 11:31
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I solved this problem by passing my DNS through Cloudflare and blacklisting some countries source of those attacks.

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