It goes into ever new install.
I set the options a lot stricter than the defaults.
For me I like to let people have three failed attempts to login and then the plugin bans them for 999 hours. Mahahahaa.. *cough*
January 12, 2013: [Greenville Web Design] Too many failed login attempts
4 failed login attempts (2 lockout(s)) from IP: 18.104.22.168
Last user attempted: admin
IP was blocked for 9999 hours
If I ever meet johanee - I am buying you lunch/dinner and or beer. I love this plugin.