Release notes

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog, and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.


  • no unreleased changes


[4.0.6] - 2023-01-30


  • additional check for selected captcha plugin for invalid cached forms (Forms should be never cached, as the Captcha plugin is not properly initialised)
  • additional checks for PHP built-in GeoIP function result


  • option to choose GeoIp database path for built-in PHP GeoIp detection

[4.0.5] - 2023-01-13


  • SpamHaus, Sorbs and SpamCop checks are not default now, after installation. It provided some false positives, blocking real users. Be careful, when using it.
  • SpamHaus check ignores PBL records and error response now. This was leading to false positives sometimes.
  • Debug mode is now allowed only for listed IPs - reduces chance to leave Debug mode enabled by accident.
  • StopForumSpam check uses now only hash of email, to be more GDPR-compliant.

[4.0.4] - 2022-09-06


  • Correct min_time and cookie check parameters

[4.0.3] - 2022-07-12


  • Virtuemart compatibility (Virtuemart does not use Joomla standards for Captcha)

[4.0.2] - 2022-07-09


  • maximal allowed links parameter, if links are blocked

[4.0.1] - 2022-06-13


  • error 'Interface 'Tracy\IBarPanel' not found' when n3tDebug installed but not enabled for current IP

[4.0.0] - 2022-06-07

  • Initial public release