This automatically disables pingbacks on old posts and pages, not new ones. This locks down htaccess, hides readme.html, and other files. Credit to Sh
=0.6= This plugin disables pingbacks on old posts. That's all it will do. No new features will be added.
This plugin doesn't do anything anymore. We may update it in the future with a new security plugin. The previous versions weren't functioning properly. =0.4= We discovered that the code everyone is using to disable the xmlrpc for 3.5 and up isn't disabling the xmlrpc, so we've removed that feature. We hope to actually disable the xmlrpc if at all possible.
changes permissions for readme.html, license.txt, and .htaccess. It makes it so readme.html and license.txt can't be accessed by visitors. It makes sure .htaccess has the appropiate permissions.