Tag Info

Hot answers tagged


But recent months, several sites of my clients were hacked and I'm concerned about this problem. In my experience pattern of hacks in quick succession indicates a common link. Typically it is vulnerable plugin/theme or incompetent hosting. If you do not consider the option of password brootforcing, how hackers can get access to the file system of ...


Rather than blacklist logins, why not whitelist your own IP (example 12.345.67.891 below; or a range) for wp-login.php and in wp-admin for logins and administration? (No plugin needed). A whitelist will block everyone else except you from login. See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/howto/access.html in the .htaccess in the wp-admin folder: Options All ...

Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible