WordPress: Fake user registrations
For the past couple days I've noticed a rash of fake user account's being created. I wonder if this isn't meant to be some new way to possibly exploit WordPress.
I've kept the original emails I received from WordPress, and am very tempted to delete the accounts. However, WordPress only seems to allow the deletion of accounts. What if I want to 'ban' an account/username/email?
I suppose I'll have to go find a plugin, or build one myself.
I've Akismet installed, so there's been no spam yet (other than the usual questionable ones that get reported), but ...
Update: December 16, 2006
The common thread was all emails contained the web.de domain.
Update: July 4, 2007
The solution was to ultimately stop registrations.
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