Receiving emails from Wordpress@mydomain.com

Hi, we have several Wordpress websites.  It seems we are receiving emails coming from "wordpress@<mydomain.com>" saying we have comments and needs to be looked at.  We checked and we did not allow comments on our sites.
In the email, there is a link to click on and if you did, you'll receive a page alert saying this page is blocked.  See link below.

http://safebrowsing.clients.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostic?client=Firefox&hl=en-US&site=http://207.188.69.171/

Seems like a trick to get us to enter our login credentials.

Is there a way to prevent receiving emails like this?  How did they get the email addr "wordpress@<mydomain.com>"?
Soho_DanAsked:
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Seems like a trick to get us to enter our login credentials.

Is there a way to prevent receiving emails like this?  How did they get the email addr "wordpress@<mydomain.com>"?

Yep, and a pretty good one too.

As far as getting the address, that's easy.  It's trivial to create a spider that reports if a site is running WordPress and the default email address for any site is wordpress@domain.com.  I always, always change that to a real address to attempt to prevent just this kind of thing

So it looks like a fairly clever phishing attempt but you can't rule out the possibility of a hack.  Run a Sucuri scan or whatever you use to stay secure.
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Soho_DanAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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