Newbie Needs Help - Spam Attack (4 posts)

  1. MisterChips
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I appreciate anybody who could steer me in the right direction.

    WordPress was set up for me and was working great until recently.

    Now I get hundreds of the same exact e-mail spam and I can no longer post.

    Should I delete WordPress? Where should I go for help with this?

    Any links or assistance is greatly appreciated.

  2. Michael Bishop

    Posted 10 years ago #

    what version of WP are you using? Are you running any spam protection plugins (spam karma 2, akismet, bad behavior?)

    If not, that would be where I started.

  3. Scott Grayban
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I use karma 2 and bad behavior.

  4. projectego
    Posted 10 years ago #

    I recommend Askimet, fortunatley if you are using any of the WordPress 2.0.x series you should have it installed already but it needs activating.

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