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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to "Block User", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Apologies, I was assuming all this time that one could use this to block _any_…

    13 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Block User", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Easy, that setting is on the options page, under Login Security Options, "Immediately block the…

    17 hours ago

  • Created a topic, Bot swarm increase?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    22 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Just about to trash Wordfence", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I still think Wordfence is the best, conceptually. But I've felt as you do numerous…

    23 hours ago

  • Created a topic, Basic Caching -- Feature Request, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking: /wp-login.php?action=register", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you install WPS Hide Login plugin and create a custom login URL, you can…

    3 days ago

  • Created a topic, Upgrade success, but can I get clarity on how to fallback if necessary?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "403 on Super Cache Advanced Settings Page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I just installed WP Super Cache, literally hours ago. It's working for us here here…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Freezing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Consider yourself blessed as you quickly found the problem. Now you can decide if you…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Just how bad is WordPress? Plugins?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks for taking the time to clarify. I totally understand that WordPress is an…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Just how bad is WordPress? Plugins?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My bad, apologies. Not the first time them using the same name has confused me!…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Exact 2 Problems I'm getting after Activation of this plugin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Well, that is rather strange! Can you examine CSS using Console in Firefox, to see…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Just how bad is WordPress? Plugins?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Tom, good point. Fairness in my opinion is not the issue here, being realistic…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    IMHO, WordPress itself is geared towards VPS and dedicated hosting, not to mention any plugin…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Freezing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Typical of the plugin jungle. You'll need to do the usual trouble shooting routine of…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Exact 2 Problems I'm getting after Activation of this plugin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My take: Don't worry abou the funky fonts, Wordfence forces some CSS when you're logged…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence/Options/Ignore", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    "List of comma separated usernames to ignore:" is not working for me either. I tested…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Suspcted malware URL", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When scanning, keep "Live Traffic" turned OFF, it's a resource hog. Lots of bot hits…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Exclude section of page from Wordfence caching, how", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Instead of starting another thread, let me add that after quite a bit of work,…

    6 days ago

  • Created a topic, Exclude section of page from Wordfence caching, how, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Feature request - better IP information", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I couldn't resist doing more mods on Wordfence, easily eliminated the small country flags that…

    7 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error writing value chunk for wfsd_engine (error: )", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Mark, just a thought, 20 plugins is quite a few, chances for conflicts and security…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login Notification", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    "Why would that happen" is one of the eternal mysteries foisted on us by the…

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, Just how bad is WordPress? Plugins?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, Read it and weep? Firewall defending what I do not have., on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login Notification", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Google says: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/how-to-receive-email-notification-when-user-login?replies=3 or https://wordpress.org/support/topic/no-longer-receiving-alert-emails?replies=2 or ??? Of course, under "Alerts" in the Wordfence options,…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Renaming /readme.html is extremely poor behaviour", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hmmmm, I've been renaming and deleting them for years and never had a problem... but…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Feature request - better IP information", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    An even better place for this type of mod is the Blocked IPs list, that…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Renaming /readme.html is extremely poor behaviour", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Good point, but my feeling is it's best just to make the files pretty much…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Renaming /readme.html is extremely poor behaviour", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just to add to the fray, indeed some polite discourse is the style of this…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Feature request - better IP information", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just for fun, I modded my current version of Wordfence. Around line 366 in /wordfence/lib/menu_activity.php…

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, Feature request - better IP information, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Downgrade "Critical" label for plugin updates?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I've had numerous plugins I had to downgrade to keep working. I eliminate when I…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Live Traffic shows extremly high crawer hits", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ideas: Country blocking, add known exploit file names to the Wordfence "Immediately block IP's that…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Live Traffic shows extremly high crawer hits", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The reason you are getting attacked is because you are there to attack. Simple as…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Live Traffic shows extremly high crawer hits", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'd add that your first step in evaluating these things is to see if the…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Live Traffic shows extremly high crawer hits", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Some of the criminals have figured out a way to utilize Google cloud for their…

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, Interesting attack from French IP directly on Wordfence, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Downgrade "Critical" label for plugin updates?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    "some pretty smart people are working on that" could be the second most scary 8…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Downgrade "Critical" label for plugin updates?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Agree. Tired of false warnings, also tired of all the shouting about plugins I don't…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocked IP's still attempting to login", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Emily, re your 2nd post, you write you can see they are "trying to login."…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Email Wordfence Activity Summary when turned off", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wordfence in my experience has a habit of re-enabling toggles, for example, for a while…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "User logins and email login notifications", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wordfence doesn't have an alternative admin login URL feature. It should. Perhaps they'll add it.…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Reduce bandwidth and increase security, the Wordfence 'blocked' page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, I hope you implement soon. Giving criminals less information and reducing server load are…

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Can Wordfence do better?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Reduce bandwidth and increase security, the Wordfence 'blocked' page, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Re: Alert : User locked out", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Check out http://www.davemroz.com/blocking-kyivstar-from-accessing-your-wordpress-site/ Regarding country blocking, if done through Wordfence you can set it up…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Question about the Real-Time WordPress Security Network", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    FYI, the Wordfence system is very forgiving. I get attacked all the time from IPs…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Possible to cache only homepage, using basic caching?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "URI Malware to redirect interstitial Ad", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Interesting, you're saying a malware attack is coming from 202.152.224.82? That IP is not on…

    3 weeks ago