Brute Force Attack

With WordPress being the most popular site building tool in use today, that also makes sites built with it a target for hackers. And sometimes those sites are very easy targets when little or no security precautions are taken. Hack attacks come in various guises but one of the better known is the Brute Force…

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Back in April (2013), a MAJOR distributed Brute Force Login attack was perpetrated on every server where WordPress was installed. This was an on-going and highly-distributed, global attack across virtually every web host in existence that went on for weeks. The attack was well organized and over 90,000 IP addresses were involved in it. Statistics…

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