We received a few of these emails in our inbox lately. It got my attention – official looking PayPal logo showing a very large amount being sent to someone. Uh oh! But on closer inspection, it isn’t legit. It’s a phishing email – designed to get me to click on something and then send me [...]
Category Archives: Spammers and Scammers!
A WordPress website owner reached out to us recently for help with migrating her WordPress database from MySQL 4 to MySQL 5. We were excited to help and before too long had her up and running with a freshly migrated database and the latest version of WordPress. But it almost didn’t happen – she had [...]
The comment spam is back. It’s all Russian too. You don’t see it because we don’t approve it. But it is always there waiting for us in the backend of the website. I think I might write a plug-in for WordPress that blocks all Russian comments. It would be a shame, because it is a [...]
What is it with all the scam artists these days? Since we installed the reCAPTCHA plug-in for WordPress, we’re seen the amount of comment spam drop to zero, but it does mean that everyone has to type two hard-to-read words. And it’s all because of the spammers and scammers. It seems there is no end [...]