Does what it says and this is what needed for a XMLRPC attacks.
I'm confused here... I see this plugin I've never heard of and I never installed... and the bad thing is; I can't remove it!
If this is a security plugin it sure doesn't behave like it!
It's behaviour is a no-go for me.
Update: My hosting provider admittd they have installed this plugin. But they never notified me. So now I'm giving a 5 star rating.
Doesn't work on 4.2.4.
For testing purposes i installed 2 plugins to compare :
1. Disable XML-RPC Pingback from Samuel Aguilera
2. Disable XML-RPC from Philipp Erb
When 1 is activated, i am still able to post articles from 3 different applications.
When 2 is activated, i get following message in all 3rd party applications :
"XML-RPC services are disabled on this site"
Samuel, instead of insulting people you should update you plugin.
Takes care of the pingback XML-RPC vulnerability issues as described. Thanks!
It does exactly what it sais.
Simple, effektive and easy to use for a average admin like me. Activate it and you have done something to protect your wordpress installation.
Simply what I wanted :)
Thank you for providing a targeted solution to the issue noted here: http://blog.sucuri.net/2014/03/more-than-162000-wordpress-sites-used-for-distributed-denial-of-service-attack.html
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