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BruteProtect

BruteProtect is a cloud-powered Brute Force attack prevention plugin and the best protection against botnet attacks.

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42 reviews
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5 stars
Must have
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This thing works great just install add email get your key and you are done, the bruteforce attacks are coming in hard now since the botnet is growing by taking over larger more powerful servers and pcs.

21 stopped so far for me in 3 days I just moved hosting and had extra security scripts on old host.

This may be another option you want to implement no need for a plugin just ask your host to but a script up in your file directory for a popup captcha on wp-login.php

Also search thread of Hardening WordPress

Thanks for this plugin! Anyone not running this for extra protection is asking for a hack.

Highly encrypted passwords on every account you have email, wordpress etc is recommended, need to generate one just go to cpanel generate it from the mysql tab copy it save it then cancel the box quick method I always have used.

5 stars
easy protection
By , for WP 3.7.1

easy to implement brute force login protection

5 stars
Excellent Security Plugin
By , for WP 3.7.1

I use BruteProtect alongside Wordfence, with no problems, and so far it's blocked 44 attempts in 4 days. Excellent, keep up the good work.

5 stars
Great addition to your WP security toolkit
By , for WP 3.7.1

I saw the author of this plugin present at WordCamp Boston a few weeks ago and was very impressed. He explained how this plugin works and why it's unique in what it does. He knows his stuff and this plugin does what it says and does it well. I've already installed it on many of my sites and plan to add it to every site manage. I look forward to seeing how this plugin grows.

5 stars
Simple but effective
By , for WP 3.6.1

BruteProtect has stopped 7,156 malicious attempts to access my site and I'm using this plugin only few weeks. Thanks guys!

5 stars
Ok, wow. This is very very good indeed!
By , for WP 3.6.1

Early days still, but I am extremely impressed so far.

I was using Wordfence before, but that was making my CPU spike (and even crashing the server on occasion) while the login form was under attack.

Since installing BruteProtect, the attacks have stopped, and the CPU is down from 80% average load to around 3% average.

Can I just point that out again. My CPU was under an average 80% load when using another security plugin, and it is now down to about 3%. That is incredible!

My page load times have reduced by about half, from average of around 2 to 3 seconds with Wordfence down to under 1 second with BruteProtect.

This is tremendous. Thank you, thank you.

I have started spreading the word too.

5 stars
An Incredible Plugin
By , for WP 3.6.1

This is by far my favorite security plugin. So simple to install and seemingly very effective. I wish there was more information and settings, etc.. on the bruteprotect website but I can be very happy just the way things are.

Thanks!

5 stars
Simple
By , for WP 3.6.1

This simple plugin saved me

5 stars
Such an easy Installation...
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Plugins are not all created equally, especially when they require an API key, which BruteForce does. However, the BruteForce team has made the installation of this PlugIn amazingly easy. The plugin finds your WordPress setup email address and quickly emails you the API key with the press of a button, which you then input on the same page with no reloading.

Since we have just installed it on our SEO and social media software blog at http://theseosystem, we have not yet seen the results, but we can assume that they are good based on other's feedback.

If the simplicity and design of the installation is any indication, this plugin is perfect for protecting your wp-login.php file.

5 stars
Simply Amazing
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This plugin is simply amazing. It STOPS bots, and people from attempting to login to my site. Thanks Guys!

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