Under Attack!

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Reports have been coming in from all over the world, about brute-force attacks on WordPress sites.  Our blog is one of them.  Since 21:12, May 16, 2013, our blog has experienced more than 400 attempts to gain control in a 24 hour period.  If you have a WordPress powered site, you need to take strong measures to protect your site!

UPDATE: May 24, 2013: We’ve had another 288 attempts to hack our blog this morning between 07:30 and 11:00.  Wordpress site owners, beware!

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  1. Hey Michael, there is a plugin called limit login attempts. I was having similar issues before. How is everything. Send me an email or something, I’ve got some news.
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    1. hey John, always good to see you. i have my security set so that it only allows one attempt at an invalid username, per IP. the attacks are all different IPs. it’s a botnet. i’ll send you an email. take care.

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