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1,000's WP Firewall notifications in my email account.

  1. I don't know what to do about this. The message says to "click here" in several places below, but there is nothing "clickable" in the actual email.

    WordPress Firewall has detected and blocked a potential attack!

    Web Page:
    http://www.ethnichomedecorstore.com/
    Warning: URL may contain dangerous content!

    Offending IP:
    186.222.217.177 [ Get IP location ]

    Offending Parameter:
    w3tc_referrer =
    http://www.google.com.br/imgres?q=africa+decor&um=1&hl=pt-BR&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:pt-BR:official&biw=1280&bih=633&tbm=isch&tbnid=2NNbFRnKX87EwM:&imgrefurl=http://www.ethnichomedecorstore.com/category/african-inspired-home-decor/&docid=XxTq8KqT61j1LM&imgurl=http://www.ethnichomedecorstore.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/trends%252Bafrican%252Bliving%252Broom-300x219.jpg&w=300&h=219&ei=4PxpT8-2KISltweYx7jkCA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=779&vpy=340&dur=26&hovh=175&hovw=240&tx=87&ty=74&sig=112971851008312501013&page=1&tbnh=138&tbnw=184&start=0&ndsp=18&ved=1t:429,r:16,s:0

    This may be a "WordPress-Specific SQL Injection Attack."

    Click here for more information on this type of attack.

    If you suspect this may be a false alarm because of something you recently did, try
    to confirm by repeating those actions. If so, whitelist it via the "whitelist this
    variable" link below. This will prevent future false alarms.

    Click here to whitelist this variable.
    Click here to turn off these emails.

    Repeated warnings for similar attacks are currently sent via email, click here to
    suppress them.

    The blog I need help with is www.ethnichomedecorstore.com.

  2. The blog you specified at http://www.ethnichomedecorstore.com does not appear to be hosted at WordPress.com.

    This support forum is for blogs hosted at WordPress.com. If your question is about a self-hosted WordPress blog then you'll find help at the WordPress.org forums.

    If you don't understand the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, you may find this information helpful.

    If you forgot to include a link to your blog, you can reply and include it below. It'll help people to answer your question.

    This is an automated message.

  3. I've got a hunch that those e-mails are spam. I don't know of any product called "WordPress Firewall" (WP uses Akismet for spam protection). Delete them, don't click any links in them.

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