Support » Plugin: Login Security Solution » Questions about Intrusion detection and login verification

  • Resolved tomdkat


    I’m running Login Security Solution 0.43.0 with WordPress 3.8 just fine. Today, I was testing some changes I made to another WordPress logging plugin I use and I purposely attempted to login to WordPress using bad login information to test my changes. As a result, Login Security Solution determined WordPress was under attack and sent out a “Possible Intrusion” email message, along with a message advising me to verify that I actually logged in to WordPress. I logged in a few times using a different browser than the one I used too verify my plugin changes.

    Anyway, now that I’m done with my tests, when I login to WordPress successfully, I’m still getting notifications that there might have been an intrusion, etc. Will I continue to get these notifications, indefinitely, or after some duration of time, will Login Security Solution determine the site isn’t under attack and determine my account has not been compromised?


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  • Plugin Author Daniel Convissor


    Yeah, that happens when you “attack” yourself. 🙂 As you probably figured out, LSS only uses data within the timeframe of our “How far back, in minutes, should login failures look for matching data?” setting.

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