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Caleb

  • Member Since: December 31st, 2011
  • Texas, USA
  • @crudhunter on WordPress.org
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Hunting Spammers and Crudders (scrapers, hackers, and other bad scum)

  • Posted a reply to Should Redirect File Folder Created By Hacker Or Put Them In My Robot.Txt File (, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    a) Remove the robots.txt stuff.. That is in most cases irrelevant. What will kill off…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Errors On My Site When Using WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    wp-settings.php always includes kses.php. That is not an infection. It is standard WordPress and is…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence blocking Opera servers?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If only admin/editing screens are affected, then you could be seeing actual false hits in…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE other than 1?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Of course you might need get_blog_prefix() in some queries, but never in any of the…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence blocking Opera servers?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Opera in data serving modes works by your local Opera browser no longer connecting directly…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE other than 1?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @wfasa.. I CAN GUARANTEE YOU, that get_blog_prefix(), called through your private networkPrefix() is a BIG…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE other than 1?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @wfasa/@irisslesley, It is not enough to merely change BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE to 3 to test the impact.…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Customizing Block & Locked Messages from Wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    With the multiple requests to customize the messaging going back at least more than a…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to The Endless Confusion of Blocked IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    :-) :-)

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IP issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, I got the technical detail from your site, but there is no security related…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to BLOG_ID_CURRENT_SITE other than 1?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This is caused by this BUG in WordFence https://wordpress.org/support/topic/activity-report-email-bad-guys-have-left-the-internet/ which so far has not gotten…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IP issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    FYI, These are your site's response headers, which show the Nginx reverse-proxy caching server being…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IP issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Cpanel's (and WHM's) IP Blocker functionality is very simplistic. It does NOT interface with any…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic view ignore and do not log bad hits to /wp-admin., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I should mention, that the only reason I fell over this is_admin() issue (which probably…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to The Endless Confusion of Blocked IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes.. Your blocking period on the options page is set way higher than the default…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to The Endless Confusion of Blocked IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So, someone (frequently on a dynamic IP, never to be seen again) arrived at your…

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Live Traffic view ignore and do not log bad hits to /wp-admin., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In wfLog.php, function LogHitOK(), this code if(is_ad…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Causing issues blocking HTML in other directories?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The auto_prepend would normally be only on one place. So if you found it in…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence version 6.3.18 is live, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Would y'all consider fixing the bug reported on using the wrong table prefixes soon? I…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to wordfence-waf.php Standard fixes don’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, the call for wordfence-waf.php is obviously there, since it bombs the site, and it…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence allowing access to various pages that should be blocked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Another way, if only certain directories are not allowed to be "indexed" (show file-listing), would…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence allowing access to various pages that should be blocked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Has nothing to do with WordFence. Apache (your web-server) by defaul, and if it is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Need to remove WF but site breaks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    https://wordpress.org/support/topic/how-fix-wordfence-waf-php-error/

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to WAF doesn’t block access to cached pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Two different kinds of "protection". Most main security is set up to protect your site…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Audit trail Viewer showing site IP for all logins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    As you said. No way to know. The plugin (and you) cannot know what is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Audit trail Viewer showing site IP for all logins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    @doit686868, Well.. :-) Actually solving the problem can only be done by the Shield folks…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Automated scans on multiple sites all start exactly same time, killing CPU, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Can I ask a dumb question? Are all these sites yours? If they are, if…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Audit trail Viewer showing site IP for all logins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Unfortunately, Wp-Simple-Firewall (AKA Shield) uses a very insecure way of gathering IP addresses. (As a…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to WAF doesn’t block access to cached pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That is the nature of many types of caching. Both WordPress Caching Plugins or when…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to how to remove wordfence_loghuman? Google is indexing it, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well.. I have a separate "incident" in this forum about these parameters WordFence "Injects" into…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to How Fix wordfence-waf.php error, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just disconnect it in .user.ini, .htaccess, or php.ini, wherever the auto_prepend config was put. Should…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence email frequency, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You should probably look to configure WP-Super-Cache, which actually send out those messages. :-) WP-Super-Cache…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Causing issues blocking HTML in other directories?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not all hosting environments support .user.ini files. They are only supported and processed if you…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Causing issues blocking HTML in other directories?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I would suggest youuse either the .user.ini or the .htaccess file in the forum directory…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Linking to Next and Previous Pods, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Read back through your post and saw the comments about 301's and renaming. Not sure…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Linking to Next and Previous Pods, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    There is another little interesting test one might do.. On your test or staging site…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Country Blocking enhancement request, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just FYI. While you wait for that to become a new WordFence feature, the plugin…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Okay to delete wordfence-waf.php file?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    See my reply in this thread from yesterday. https://wordpress.org/support/topic/wordfence-waf-php-2/ Before deleting it, always make sure…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence is Blocking Google, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    GoogleBot IPs (66.249.* and such) are whitelisted, if you set the option to. But that…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to With Wordfence ACTIVE, can these Wordfence database entries be deleted?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    As the heading above the table listing in your screen-capture says, these are simply tables…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Blocks Ninja Forms 3 AJAX Form Submission, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not a password protection thing. Nor a "can’t we all just get along" thing. :-)…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Login attempts from spoofed IP, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You might want to read this help page https://docs.wordfence.com/en/Wordfence_options?utm_source=plugin&utm_medium=pluginUI&utm_campaign=docsIcon#How_does_Wordfence_get_IPs Which explains the WordFence Option "How…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to wordfence-waf.php, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    No problem.. Glad you got it working again. :-) I know what site downtime feels…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Cafe IP blocked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Think about it. :) A Cafe IP.. Probably open network. Perfect anonymous place for hackers/attackers…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to wordfence-waf.php, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Deleting wordfence-waf.php manually was a mistake. That particular file is hooked into PHP through auto_prepend,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Link to Update page in Wordfence email, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The daily problem email has no link back to the site. It has the domain…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Could Wordfence be the cause?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    BTW.. WordFence do not even see or control the loading of asset files, such as…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Could Wordfence be the cause?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Your shown error log show these as blocked because they are cross-origin requests. Invalid between…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Link to Update page in Wordfence email, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The hacker do not need your WordFence email to find a link to your site.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Link to Update page in Wordfence email, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My final commentary on this topic. Despite what you are thinking, millions of people have…

    4 weeks ago