Support » Plugin: Cerber Security & Antispam » Everything you need to protect yourself

  • Aside from straightforward logic and flawless execution, this plugin is absolutely free. No hidden options waiting to be enabled after paying a hefty subscription fee or critical functionality missing due to the “available only in pro version” proverbial hubris that befell many a great plugin before. I haven’t tested it in a sort of DDS-like conditions. Don’t know how it’ll respond. So far it’s blocked a number of attempts to log in with false credentials. No serious stuff. White list is a great feature, although, if you were silly to lock yourself out there’s always a backdoor available — through accessing you wordpress DB directly and disabling the plugin if you can’t wait. I hope the plugin keeps developing and improving on what’s unmistakably a great foundation for a great future.

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  • Plugin Author Gioni

    (@gioni)

    Thank you, neotmp! Unlike other security plugins, WP Cerber uses its own optimized for performance DB tables and SQL logic. So there is only one way to implement the defense mechanism faster and this way is using the .htaccess file. But I believe that the most optimal and reliable way is using NGINX rate limiting rules and WP Cerber together. Check out instructions regarding NGINX here: http://wpcerber.com/hardening-wordpress-with-wp-cerber-and-nginx/

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