Posts Tagged ‘block spam’

Credit card fraud or hello from “Papal”

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Credit Card Fraud

Credit Card Fraud

Everyone met with spam emails. Everyone knows what to do with such noisy kind of mail – recycle bin is the right place for such messages. But some messages we read from time to time. And some of those dangerous messages we can accidentally trust.
My friends, I wish to pay your attention one more time. Again. Do not trust to emails which asks you send somewhere your passwords, credit card numbers, etc. Do not trust them, even if they looking very similar to messages you could receive from well known services.

I received such message this morning and want to show it to you. Just in order you know, how it could be masks.

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Stop spam bot comments

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

Stop spam bot comments

Stop spam bot comments

From time to time I got a few spam comments at my blog. Such comments contain multiple links inside to increase somebody’s sites ratings in the search engines results. This job is made by software bots obviously.
I use Disqus comment system plugin for users comments here at shinephp.com. This plugin duplicates any comment sent to Disqus in your WordPress blog database. This is good thing in case you decide to change comments system in the future. But I still got some comments at my WordPress database only without pair at Disqus. So I have a conclusion that there is a way to send comments to WordPress blog even without opening its post in the browser. Cases when the same comment text inserted into multiple posts at the same time just confirmed my thoughts.
While there were 2-3 spam comments a day I did not take much attention to that. But recent days spam comments quant was drammatically increased to about 30 a day. So I had to search a way to stop this annoying thing.
Good news! It seems I found the right decision.
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