How WordPress Spam Works

WordPress Comment Spam The plague of all blogs is spam, mainly comment spam, by sheer numerical superiority. Q.  Why Do They Do It? A. As a minimum, they do it to open a back-door into your blog that allows the perpetrator to place reverse linkages to another website to increase that website’s visibility in search… Continue reading How WordPress Spam Works

Scum Debt Relief Spammers from China via Live Spaces

I decided to have a small investigation on (some!) of today’s spam…  I noticed a lot of similarities in my Mailwasher Pro output: Forged/spoofed “from” address “Debt free” or “get out of debt” or some permutation thereof in the subject field ALL have a non-obfuscated ~spaces.live.com web address as the link 2 line body: e.g.… Continue reading Scum Debt Relief Spammers from China via Live Spaces