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How to Stop Profanity and Obscene Words on Your Website

CleanTalk makes possible to prevent comments and messages with obscene words to appear on your website. Stop-Words Option allows blocking comments which contain words and phrases from your stop-word list. Such comments will be held for moderation. Stop-Words Option could be enabled for comments and forum posts. How Stop-Words Work If you activated Stop-Words t

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Data Encryption in the CleanTalk API method “spam_check”

We are happy to inform you that we have supplemented our API method and now the “spam_check” method takes information in an encrypted form. How It Works Every piece of data for each IP or email is encrypted with the SHA256 algorithm and now if the method sends a SHA256 hash to the CleanTalk Cloud

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Temporary email addresses – one of the attributes of spam

Use of temporary email addresses for registration/comments and messages is one of the attributes of spam. What’s wrong with using temporary email addresses? You will never be able to contact this customer and your marketing will not work. If this user forgets login/pass he will never be able to restore them. CleanTalk Anti-Spam has added

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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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