First in a small series on WordPress security pitfalls, I’d like to share some basic tips on how to improve your WordPress website protection against abuse by improving your user account security.
There are many reasons why websites are being attacked but I will not be discussing them here. And there are many ways a website can be attacked, among which is a so-called brute-force attack or exhaustive key search. This kind of attack involves an automated process firing a huge number of login attempts at the websites login process. The aim is to gain access by guessing the login credentials. Continue reading