Several buddypress members have just complained (some with a disabled account) that they have received more than 1000 emails informing them of acceptance to become “friends”
I did not activate the logs. I have the latest versions of worpdress, buddypress … as well as “All In One WP Security” plugin
Do you have an idea how was it possible?
and what interest for a hacker?
- Brajesh Singh on January 30, 2019 at 12:36 am #20573
It is a common issue on BuddyPress. There are bots to do it.
This is why we created Friendship restrictions plugin.
You do have our membership, so I will suggest using
Just rate limit the number of requests a user can send per hour and it will limit the damage.
- Brajesh Singh on January 31, 2019 at 2:48 am #20605
You are welcome.
Pirates do it because they believe they can swindle people and BuddyPress is a development in progress, so they may add it in future.
For now, It is not available and that’s where we come to provide the functionality.
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