iThemes Security (formerly Better WP Security)
STAY AWAY! (I cannot get into wordpress dashboard now) (3 posts)

  1. oray
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I have been using this plug-in for a long time (2 years at least) but After updating to the last version, Right now I cannot access to my wordpress dashboard at all. It says "Page not found" even though it was working just before updating! Last version mess everything up, there is a problem probably with wp-login.php?qe34km6..... but I cannot figure it out how to make it as usual wp-login.php now!

    Version: 4.0.21 is the latest version that I updated lastly.

    NOTE: I have solved the problem by editing htaccess and delete everything related to Better WP Security...

  2. iThemes Support
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hey Oray,

    I'm sorry you've run into this issue. You can try clearing your .htaccess of all iThemes Security rules and re-save your settings. Also, I'd suggest updating to the most current version of 4.1.3.



  3. jhenry82
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Same issue here. I just had to access cPanel and delete the plugin via the File Manager because I couldn't access my site any more. Up until the most recent update I didn't have any issues with this plugin. I am too nervous to reinstall it again at this point, just in case it screws up my WordPress dashboard again.

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