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mountainguy2

  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to Extreme amount of {login} attempts?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Solutions? Country blocking has a major effect on reducing login attacks, if you can block…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to Customizing Block & Locked Messages from Wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Azrobbo, isn't it problematic automating the customization, as copying older Wordfence core files over those…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Customizing Block & Locked Messages from Wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I originated that thread asking about customized locked message. Thanks Azrobbo for resurrecting the concept…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence scans not completing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Disable all unnecessary plugins, then uncheck most scan options, then try a scan during times…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Pclzip takes forever, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, I'll try to make time to do those things. Was hoping there were perhaps…

    6 days ago

  • Created a topic, Pclzip takes forever, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have a very small website (45 blog posts) I'm using …

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to WF effect on loadtime, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's definitely a tradeoff. What your plugin performance profiler doesn't tell you is how much…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Scan hangs for hours, always stopping in same place, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My idea is that the Wordfence scan is an over rated feature. Firstly, it should…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Backdoor:PHP/ddksk7, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wordfence is far far from a complete solution. As Bluebear says, there is no complete…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Alert Admin Login Bypass, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So you're saying there is some way a person can login to WordPress as an…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Modified Plugin File: NOT Modified, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The plugin scan is lame in my opinion. I just leave it unchecked. If someone…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Warnings about Jetpack, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Typical. Every time I look at using Jetpack for some reason, I find something like…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Scan page has no options, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    First step with this sort of thing, in my experience, is to do a cache…

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Request for a Service, Plugin Auditing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I know the scan is supposed to do this, but I doubt it…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence version 6.3.3 is here!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Finally... use of a blacklist.... THANKS!

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Is there a way to load a list of IPs to block?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If your sites are on the same server account, perhaps just put those IPs in…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to False positive – wp-filebase pro plugin?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The Wordfence scan can be more trouble than it's worth. Under Wordfence/Options/Exclude-Files-From-Scan, simply block scanning…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to How to change wp-login url ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry, I try to parse through these threads quickly, didn't notice you'd obfuscated your URLs.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence update process, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my case, I'd rather I knew about the update, and it was subsequently delayed.…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to How to change wp-login url ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That's not a Wordfence feature. Further, you might not want to share your new login…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Firewall, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've never been able to get that working on my own, had to get help…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Premium Support question, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm a Premium customer and the Premium support is good, they'll help you with anything…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Weird blocking of valid username, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I spent hours on this problem and never found a solution, it only happened to…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Access limited for rule that isn’t even enabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had some weird stuff like that happen as well. Usually my own fault, in…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Personalized page “Your access to this site has been limited”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It is easy to change, it's just a php file in the Wordfence plugin folder…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Latest version sending multpile emails, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wordfence Options - Alerts. Try unchecking everything, then gradually recheck, as well as being sure…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Add these to your ‘Immediately block IPs’ list, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm seeing some new attack vectors in my "Blocked IPs"…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to When and How to Permanently Block IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Good tips from Bluebear. I'd add that once you tune your IP blocking, set things…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to WordFence broke the Site, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Also for trouble shooting, turn off all Wordfence scanning and try running Wordfence without scanning.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How to stop plugins out of date alert from wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Tim, your post makes a lot of sense, only it's not real-life. I'm sitting here…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to False invalid usernames, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, it's 8 months later and we still have this problem with Wordfence. Sigh.

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs Page Missing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Same here, essential part of my security workflow. Really angered me that it was relocated,…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to IP block to slow, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Bluebear is trying to help, he's got good infos. What we're talking about here seems…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Brute force attempts with Google captcha plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, questions like this are perhaps too broad or off-topic for this Wordfence specific forum.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Appreciate the points. In my case, having a "dashboard" forced on me is not interesting,…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Found the "Blocked IPs" list, under "Firewall." I click on it and I just get…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What exactly does this improve in terms of security? T…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    BTW, one of the reasons I pay for premium WF is so I can use…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, interesting I got involved in this discussion, as my hosting provider just did a…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Regarding Ukraine, since you brought it up. If you don't need traffic from that country…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry, I was attempting to provide useful information with a bit of humor. My suggestion…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Manual block by administrator, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It might be worth setting up your system so you have a static IP, at…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I had similar problems quite some time ago when I first started working with Wordfence.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sounds like "someone" might need an upgrade to another "someone." https://www.wordfence.com/learn/how-to-harden-wordpress-sites/ From above link: "Editing…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence causing site down issues?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Plugin conflicts are often a chicken-egg situation. Best approach is to decide which plugins are…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Manual block by administrator, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That Wordfence error message is frustrating lame, it just leaves us in mystery. Once you…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Mystery ‘existing user’ in Wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, where to start? Do you need traffic from Ukraine? If possible, first step is…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Attempts to hack using {login} username, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    24 attack hits a week is nothing. But it's always good to stay on the…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Bots?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Indeed, get used to it. While certain high profile organizations and individuals appear to be…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Can Wordfence force https or is another plugin required?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've never heard of anything like that in Wordfence, nor seen it. Agree that the…

    3 months ago