Thinking back of the year 2012, the 5th of july I have to think of the hack that happened against LinkedIn. For anyone who missed the big news, feel free to catch up on Wikipedia. But why am I thinking of that stuff today? Well, today, five years after the security breach I do feel its consequences. Spam. […]
Quite some time passed, since I really looked into the code for ironing out bugs and added features, but honestly – there is no need to do much, as the plugin works pretty smooth. But nevertheless I did some changes to get some more usability out of my plugin. The changes are as follows: Drop the Stats page […]
WP-BlackCheck 2.7.1 is out – it’s mostly a bump to satisfy the next WordPress version. The Changes so far: Stop messing around with Akismet stats – Who used that anyways? Opening all of the options at the settings panels – It was plain annoying to set things up the old way
Today I had to upgrade my PHP version to 5.5 as version 5.4 is getting older. So there will be some small problems with some services here as I have to adapt some of the code pieces used. Sorry for the inconvenience during the update.
My mailserver got some nice features to fight spam. One of them is the well known filter SpamAssassin, being the last line of defense here. In theory, a nifty setup, if you kill quite some spam and leave the rest to SpamAssassin. But trust me, if SpamAssassin doesn’t get enough spam, it literally starves due to the lack […]
My Blacklist is doing fine since about quite some time and I was expiring ancient spam adresses. So after having a clean list again, it’s time to have a look at the stats – in other words, where does the spam come from. The Top 10 comment spam countries: Country Adresses listed United States 12717 China 8857 Brazil […]