I’ve used quite a few plugins in the past with WordPress to help guard myself against spam. What I was unaware of, stupidly enough, was the fact that a lot of the spam I’ve been receiving goes directly to the database, and doesn’t even pass through my inbox it seems.
I have the Akismet spam plugin installed, I also have the hack that will stop someone from even commenting unless they answer a math question. Even with these plugins setup, I’m still receiving quite a bit of spam being thrown my way.
How is this even possible?