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December 28, 2016
by sjvn01
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How to Use Fail2Ban to Blunt Brute-force Attacks

WordFence, the WordPress security plugin company, tells me that unsophisticated brute-force attacks have doubled in the past three weeks. While WordFence can help keep your WordPress instances up and running, your server is still getting mauled. What can you do … Continue reading

December 13, 2016
by sjvn01
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Locking Down WordPress

What’s the single most popular Website content management system (CMS) of them all? If you said, WordPress, you’d be right. Today, WordPress runs 27.2% of all Websites. It’s easy to see why. WordPress is easy to install and it’s easier … Continue reading