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BruteProtect

BruteProtect is no longer actively supported. All new development is now being done on the Protect feature in Jetpack.

58 reviews
Average Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars
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Simply amazing
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My site was attacked from three months day and night. I installed Brute Protect and within minutes, no further attack.

This plugin is now part of Jetpack, but it will be operational until 31 December 2015.

Thanks and Good job.

Very nice
By , for WP 4.2.2

Simply the best!!!

keeps out the bad guys
By ,

works great and gets better the more it is used by others.

Worked great - love it in Jetpack
By , for WP 4.2

This was a great plugin and nice to see it as part of the Jetpack plugin now.

Nice work Automattic in picking this up.

Great plugin!
By , for WP 4.1

This is a must use plugin. I install it on every site that goes live under my watch. Well done all involved. Heres hoping you all die rich and happy!

Great idea - crowd-sourced protection against BruteForce attacks
By , for WP 4.1

This WP plugin is a great idea - crowd-sourced protection against BruteForce attacks. Of course, the comprehensiveness of the database of attackers depends on everyone installing the plugin - but that's how crowd-sourcing works. So come on guys - do your bit and install it :-)

Default with every installation!
By , for WP 4.1

Every time I install wordpress I run a certain series of actions. On of the first, ever since I've found out about bruteprotect is adding BP as a plugin. On every website I install for my customers I've installed it, as well as on my own websites.

This plugin should be included as a standard plugin for WordPress! By far the most usefull plugin ever.

Really well
By , for WP 4.1

Thank you for this plugin.

After reading this :

https://wordpress.org/support/topic/the-future-1?replies=7

Plt maintain the availability of this plugin for the people who do not want any Jetpack or for those or the site does not work well with Jetpack. Or integrate it directly on WP, I think it would be the best solution for all.

Stops bots in their tracks
By , for WP 4.0

Brilliant! For the last few weeks my VPS has been grinding to a halt because of brute force bot attacks. Despite installing various plugins the problems continued. Then I installed BruteProtect across all sites and since then I've not had a single warning from WordFence and everything has been running smoothly. Excellent plugin, thanks guys :)

Yes ;-)
By , for WP 4.0

What a time waster to deal with those stupid attacks; what a waste of adrenaline!
...not anymore so it seems.

Just installed it today for 11 websites.
I like the idea of having a centralized database/blacklist, shared with all users.

Centralized updates is a great idea; not sure yet if I can trust this without manually checking the updated websites.

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