[resolved] Blog verification (5 posts)

  1. poshcoffee
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I keep getting emails telling me someone has commented on my blog, but it's this damn verification thing from a .ro domain. I'm knew this this wordpress stuff so is this spam, or should I allow the comment?

    I've allowed it a few times then deleted it because it's just a number. But the emails are cooming thick and fast. What can I do to stop this?

    Author : 884255 Blog Verification (IP: , 082-146-099-109.dyn.adsl.xs4all.be)
    E-mail :
    URI : http://www.884255.ro
    Whois : http://ws.arin.net/cgi-bin/whois.pl?queryinput=
    884255 Blog Verification

  2. yosemite
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Have you got Akismet? v1.15? Is it enabled?

  3. maerk
    Posted 10 years ago #

    It looks like spam, sent to trick people into allowing it on their site. You should never allow spam! It just encourages them.

    Akismet is a plugin that will stop spam for you, highly recommended.

  4. poshcoffee
    Posted 10 years ago #

    Cool. Thanks for the response people. I'll install the plugin.

  5. LostInNetwork
    Posted 9 years ago #

    With that kind of comments all over the net, the spammer just needs to do a quick search to generate a list of blogs and their ip:s, that allow unmoderated comments. Then they can quickly spam them all, possibly with dangerous comments. An efficient way spread malware?

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