Limit rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies, for each IP. Fully customizable.
It locks out about 800 brute-force attacks per day, a absolute essential tool.
No problems found so far, Thanks a lot for this plugin!
It will be great if there is a field to compose custom email message.
I have 3 blogs hosted and when an alert comes it becomes difficult to find out which blog breached the login attempt.
I have to login to all 4 blogs to check.
Hope this makes sense.
This is one of the first plugins you should install and activate. Since installing it on a WordPress installation I haven't even begun using yet, this plugin has blocked nearly 600 attempts to brute force my site. Not only does it lock them out, but also records the IP address and lets me see what user accounts are being targeted. This is definitely a security tool that should be in every WordPress admin's arsenal.
I also highly recommend the "Google Authenticator" app to work alongside this one.
Folks, this plugin is really awesome!!! I am using it on my website and so far so good, hits with invalid login attempts are reduced!!!
I was surprised how many invalid login attempts happened on my blog, even though it is far from being super successful so far.
It is scary to see how many people will try to get to it anyway.
This plugin is a great deterrent.
While it's quite boring sorting your site's security out, it's also quite important. After putting off the job for long time, I ended up installing this plugin on my site, since which time it's warded off a worryingly high number of attacks! I am going to take security much more seriously in the future, but this is definitely a step in the right direction.
This is a great plugin, but I need help with something. I want to delete the plugin and re-install again from scratch, but I saw that the tables in the database are still the original and not creating new entries.
So can someone please help me with this cleanup ?
This is an absolute must - works flawlessly.
Thanks for providing such useful software!
It's great to have this plugin installed during the current admin login attack. While our server does not have the security hole, this plugin has successfully blocked over 2,000 login attempts. It's great to get the emailed reports containing detailed information about each attack.
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