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Filter / Plugin combination required to prevent persistant spammer

The WP-Ban IP plugin, can be gotten around somehow. HOWEVER; combined that (WP-Ban) with WP-Mail-Validator – Not much is getting through, .. after the initail configuration – (But the spammer is peristant, and sneaky) RESULT; Today, ..  “WP-Ban” has recorded … Continue reading

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Spamhaus ~ dnsbl_function.html

THREE – Nice simple diagrams to explain in part how a spam-filter might operate. HERE >>> http://www.spamhaus.org/whitepapers/dnsbl_function.html – NOTE; – (Pasted below ~ THEY explain it better than I can ~ “BL” = Blocklist) A DNSBL (commonly known as a … Continue reading

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Phishing and Malware

Need to understand what Phishing – and other Internet nasties can do? [Start with the Firefox FAQ link below] Firefox 3 or later contains built-in Phishing and Malware Protection to help keep you safe online. These features will warn you … Continue reading

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Security Upgrade Completed

Bot Activity – 30 Odd spam messages today;  So have had  a need to investigate a little bit and found this, .. pasted below THE UPGRADE PROCESS has been made easy by the developers of wordpress;  SENARIO – already using … Continue reading

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Whitelist – Blacklist

A whitelist (or white list) is a list or register of entities that, for one reason or another, are being provided a particular privilege, service, mobility, access or recognition. As a verb, to whitelist can mean to authorize access or … Continue reading

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