• Users registering without a registration form being published


    This is not always due to a hack, mostly, it is a site administrators failure.

    I have had a spate of new Users appearing in my User Manager.
    I am the only authorised user on my sites (Super User) - so how do these idiot spammers get in; and how to block them in future?

     I've received email messages from my website,  telling me that a new user has registered.

    1. There is no user registration form on the website
    2. These appear to be hacks

    The symptom checklist is as follows: