Prevent Brute Force Logins On WordPress

Are hackers or script kiddies trying to hack your WordPress blog?  Don’t think that just because you haven’t been hacked (yet) that they aren’t trying!

I recently added some Mod_Security rules to the servers that I manage so I could see login failures as they happened – I was shocked to see thousands of attempts every day across the sites on the servers.  All of this is completely invisible to your WordPress dashboard by default and if you aren’t looking for it, you would never even know it’s happening. Continue reading