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CleanTalk Web Application FireWall for WordPress Security Plugin

Hello, We are happy to announce CleanTalk Web Application FireWall for WordPress Security Plugin. The main purpose of WAF is to protect the Web application from unauthorized access, even if there are critical vulnerabilities. It allows you to protect Web applications from known and unknown attacks. Its use is transparent to all visitors to t

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“Feedback System” for analyzing suspicious files for WordPress Security

Hello, We are happy to introduce our “Feedback System” for analyzing suspicious files. This is the client-server feature in CleanTalk Security Plugin that allows sending suspicious files from WordPress backend to CleanTalk cloud. So, CleanTalk WordPress Security Plugin includes a Malware Scanner and there may be situations after scanning when you don’t know, is ther

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Getting event notification on your website

Sometimes, you want to know what is happening on your website, maybe you want to be informed when any messages are sent and were it blocked or allowed by CleanTalk Anti-Spam. We added a new feature to help you control for messages from your customers. It allows you to add a notification with some parameters

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BlackList by Language

Spam spreads not only in English. Many spam messages are written in Chinese, Arabic, Japanese or Korean languages. If your website isn’t aimed at an international audience, and you don’t expect comments/users from other languages. For example, your website is about fishing in Ireland and you don’t want to have comments from the Chinese languag

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New Parameter to Filter Spam

How spammers circulate website spam? They use infected with viruses computers, hacked websites or they buy servers to spread spam. In ordinary situations, websites do not send any comments (POST requests) to other websites and if that happens it is a certain sign of a hacked website. Each hosting provider has its own IP rang

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Protection against DDoS attacks at the web applications level

As you know DDoS attacks on the site are of different intensity, it is important to the number of hosts involved in the attack, the number of network packets and the amount of data transmitted. In the most severe cases, it is possible to repel the attack only using specialized equipment and services. If t

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Validation of Email Addresses for Protection Against Spam Bots on the Website

E-mail is still one of the most important and effective elements of online business and marketing and is the most effective channel for generating revenue. Therefore, for any online business and website owners, it is important to be sure that the email owner used it for registration/subscription so that the user used his real ema

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IPv6 Support in CleanTalk Security for WordPress

Recently we wrote that we made IPv6 support in the anti-spam plugin. But not only spammers began to use IPv6, for other types of attacks on sites, attackers also use them. We implemented support for IPv6 in the security plugin for WordPress  Updated methods of IP addresses determination, storage and transfer of information to t

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CleanTalk GDPR Compliance

This document provides information about the law and our plans for implementing the GDPR’s important principles for CleanTalk’s services. All clients of the service represent controllers of any personal data that are being transferred to CleanTalk to offer proper functioning service. A Data Controller defines aims and means of personal data processing, while a Data

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Expanding the possibilities of CleanTalk Anti-Spam

Checking existing Joomla users for spam Spambot messages (comments) are often disguised as ordinary user messages, but contain sponsored links or text. The main tasks of such messages are the user’s transition to a malicious resource, advertising or links to enhance the positions of their site. This compromises the site and can spoil the reputation

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