Hits on wp-login.php from the Netherlands

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Noticed something looking through AWStats this afternoon. Traffic was coming from 146.0.74.234, an IP address in the Netherlands owned by a Russian. Sure, there will always be a few random hits like that, but this one has hit the login script 2,300 times this month. That’s a problem. A quick ad to the CSF deny list… Read more »

Guess Yahoo doesn’t care about spam anymore

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When I get spam, and if I’ve got a few minutes to do so, I’ll usually look up the host and possibly registrar for the domain and forward to their abuse email addresses.Today I got a very obvious phishing attempt and tracked the domain back to Yahoo hosting. The email was asking me to accept… Read more »