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6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security
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6 Ways to Prevent WordPress Brute Force Attacks - WordPress Security

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Protect yourself from WordPress brute force attacks in under 10 minutes. …

Protect yourself from WordPress brute force attacks in under 10 minutes.

Slideshow by Mike Hulleman
Twitter: @contact_mike

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www.gethonest.ca/wordpress-bf

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  • @JosephPorter You're welcome! I also recommend the WordFence Security plugin for added security!

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  • 1. 6 WAYSTo Prevent WordPressBRUTE FORCE ATTACKSRIGHT NOW
  • 2. A PUBLIC NOTICEHackers are reportedly utilizing over 90,000 servers to compromiseWordPress websites’ administrator panels by exploiting hosts with“admin” as account name, and weak passwords which are beingresolved through brute force attack methods.- Original release date: April 15, 2013Honest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 3. A PUBLIC NOTICEYou can find out more from the United StatesComputer Emergency Readiness TeamShortcut: www.gethonest.ca/certHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 4. STEP ONEHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 5. Back up your websiteYou can do this with WordPress pluginsor your web hosting control panel;If you’re not sure how, don’t hesitate to ask yourwebsite company or hosting provider for assistanceHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 6. STEP TWOHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 7. Add a new userManage your WordPress websitefrom a user profile with a uniquelogin nameHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 8. Delete the “admin” user profile,or demote it to subscriberHonest Online | gethonest.caAdd a new user
  • 9. STEP THREEHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 10. Update WordPress& its pluginsConfirm with your website companythat this will not negatively impact anywebsite customizationsHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 11. STEP FOURHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 12. Install WordPresssecurity pluginsLogin Lockdown, WP Login Security 2,Limit Login Attempts and others will blockbrute force attacks by limiting thepermitted number of failed loginattemptsHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 13. Install WordPresssecurity pluginsYou can also change your standard WordPresslogin URL with plugins such as Better WP Security,Pretty Login URLs, Aspexi Easy Login URL;For safety, consult your web company to ensurethese plugins will not conflict with any websitecustomizationsHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 14. STEP FIVEHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 15. Password protectaccess to yourWP-Login pageMost web hosting companies have the option forpassword protected directories in their Control Panel;If you need help, consult your website hosting provideror website design companyHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 16. STEP SIXHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 17. Google AuthenticatorIf you’re still not satisfiedwith the previously mentioned options,try this plugin for two-factor authenticationwww.gethonest.ca/twofactorHonest Online | gethonest.ca
  • 18. A Message From Honest OnlineSlideshow brought to you byMichael HullemanTwitter: @contact_mikeEmail: mike@gethonest.caYou can find this slideshow atwww.gethonest.ca/wordpress-bfHonest Online | gethonest.ca

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