Because some people ask, we are not talking about spammers here, we are talking about xss attacks, brute force attempts, sql injections, you name it. Attacks for hours, very coordinated, same type of attack and same target from different IP every 2-3 seconds.
After been hacked (via a vulnerable WordPress plugin named YUZO Related), we decided to change our security net and add an other layer of protection. That extra layer, that doesn’t depend on WordPress anymore, provides a huge amount of detailed statistics per month.
..or, why do I get all this spam, and who’s serving it?
Spammers have long had to face a problem. Legitimate Web hosting companies don’t host spam sites. Almost all Web hosts have policies against spam, so spammers have to figure out how to get their sites hosted. After all, …
Summer 2017: We have been seriously attacked by their IP 126.96.36.199 and ALL our complains were totally ignored and none has been answered. Other sites were also attacked from that IP for days, targeting Osclass installations.