Happy Valentine’s Day, and someone loves me out there on the Internet, because they used a botnet to try to break into my site. You are very welcome, whomever you are, but I am trying to find out who is my secret admirer.
There are 12 IPs involved. The each try 2 times.
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/53.0.2785.89 Safari/537.36
We Canadians are always overshadowed by the 10 larger in population US. If at all possible I like to highlight our accomplishments, or in this case, sophisticated comment spamming from Canada. Bad, Canada.
Comment spammers on my site usually use a single IP to first read the post, determine if they can submit spam, then submit the spam comment. This shows up in my Akismet spam comments. They are simple to identify and ban.