Comment spambots use "footprints" to find your site. Find out how to remove these identifying footprints from your blog and vastly reduce the volume of spam targeted at your site. Read More
Is your blog plagued by comment spam? Most spam is generated by automated software. Find out how those bots find your blog, and what you need to change to hide your site from them. Read More
Last month there were reports that a cyber-criminal gang had infected 30,000 Wordpress blogs to market “anti-virus” software. Wordpress is a popular target; keep your version and plugins up to date; and don't expose your site to unnecessary risks.
If you require users to register before posting comments, for no other purpose than as part of your spam prevention strategy, then think again: ............ Read More
This article is about one of your first lines of defence – using an Access Control List (e.g. htaccess on Apache sites) to block unwanted visitors/bots from your site, by country IP location. Part 2 will look at blocking by User Agent. Read More