Wordfence Security
[resolved] Your DNS records have changed (6 posts)

  1. graemetw
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi Team
    I have not changed my DNS but I keep getting this message:
    * Your DNS records have changed

    Please advise. Thanks.


  2. Wordfence
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    We do see that sometimes- the DNS check does yield a lot of false positives. I'd recommend disabling it.



  3. littlebinky
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I'm getting the same message. How do I disable the DNS check?

  4. barnez
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Go to Options - "Scans to include" and uncheck "Scan for unauthorized DNS changes"

  5. Consciousness
    Posted 10 months ago #

    I got this same message off of a duplicate of my main site. The duplicate is in a directory of the main site and that error message does not appear on the main site. It's a scan of the new main-site.com/duplicate-site that gives the DNS error message. In the error box at the scan page it says: "New DNS records: _________" (i.e., blank).

    Can I safely ignore that "Your DNS records have changed" warning?
    Is this still recommended to just disable that scan option?

  6. oceandigital
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Im getting this message also.

    But at the moment my site is definitely compromised, I keep getting the same spam comment on a particular post even though comments are disabled and Wordfence isn't detecting file changes.

    I can't figure it out but this DNS change seems to happen around the same time as the comment spam. I checked my DNS settings in cPanel, I can't see anything out of ordinary.

    I am at a loss, these creepy hackers are doing something and I need help asap.

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