I am happy to pay anyone for help on this via paypal or donate again here.
I can give anyone login details if required.
I have been getting messages from my hosting account that I am about to exceed my bandwidth. Given only about 10 people read my weblog that was a surprise. At about the same time I started getting comment spam but it was not a lot and I deleted them. Still large amout of daily traffic. All to porn or casino sites. In my cpanel on my site the statistics show all over the world and almost none here in Australia.
Now I need to know more but I have a short term problem to lock the site down while I read up on how to avoid this.
I have disabled tracebacks and pings because I guess that is what the problem is.
Here is a typical email from my hosting account
New trackback on your post #26 "Dr Who?"
Website: texas holdem poker software (IP: 18.104.22.168 , 22.214.171.124)
<strong>texas holdem poker software</strong><br />In your free time, visit some information dedicated to free poker flash no download no subscription
email me at b2evolution27Aug2005firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to chat via any instant messenger or email of passwords (email address avoids future spam :-)
My first priority is to get this thing under control bandwidth wise and the second is to RTFM!