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comment notification on an image? (3 posts)

  1. mrkenray
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I got an email notification of comment ON AN IMAGE FILE - tho all comments turned off:

    A new comment on the post "elodie-300x225" is waiting for your approval
    http://mysite.com/links/elodie-300x225-2/

    Author : Advivebeels (IP: 46.116.103.132 , 46-116-103-132.bb.netvision.net.il)
    E-mail : [email redacted]
    URL : [spam link redacted]
    Whois : http://whois.arin.net/rest/ip/46.116.103.132
    Comment:
    [spam links redacted]

    elodie-300x225 is a jpg in the "links" page of the site.

    how did this happen? how do I stop it?

  2. Samuel B
    moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    likely a 'bot posted directly to the template

    use these 2 plugins to stop that
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/bad-behavior/
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cookies-for-comments/

  3. mrkenray
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    thanks for the info SamuelB..I will investigate those plugins.
    much appreciated

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