Need help? Check out our Support site, then


Spam blog posts

  1. For weeks now, I get inappropriate/spam entries PUBLISHED on my blog! Have already changed my password several times.

    The blog I need help with is skratspeyper.wordpress.com.

  2. Here are a few tips that might help:

    The only “hacked” sites I have seen here have been people getting the password somehow to a site so you do want to be careful how you log in and use a tough password.

    You should also check to make sure that someone has not added a new user to your site. Problems have also happened when there was more than one Admin. and an Admin left on less than graceful terms.

    Dashboard >> Users

    Many times a users email is hacked or the password guessed and the email account is used to get access by requesting a password reset – you need to change your email password and make sure they nobody has been added to your email account.

    You should also run a virus check on you PC to make sure your PC does not have a security issue that has compromised your email or WordPress.COM log-in information (also your bank etc. if you do online banking or retirement accounts)

    There have also been a few Posts on “hacked” sites and it was because someone got the Post by Email address and using the Post by Email to send in new Posts, if you have Post by email disable the Post by Email and regenerate the address. Spammers have scripts the generate email addresses and they sometimes can get a valid address for a Post by Email address.

    If you are really concerned you could as the staff to look at your site:

    You could also use a secure log-in in case you are on an unsecured link: http://en.support.wordpress.com/https/

  3. HUGE help! Thanks!

  4. You be welcome & good luck

Topic Closed

This topic has been closed to new replies.

About this Topic

Tags

No tags yet.