This is more of a heads up that an issue I need immediate help with.
Had a HUGE mySQL drain on a large-ish cloud server. Support gave me this to work with:
Thank you for your patience. Please check this query:
After op SELECT option_value FROM wp3e_options WHERE option_name = 'wd_scan_se
Turns out that's a Defender issue. Deleted Defender plugin and the problem is gone.
I've never had this issue with Defender before and I run it on a TON of sites.
Well, back to WordFence for this particular site at least.