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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Bluebearmedia for the savvy take. Northumbrian, let us know what you figure out. MTN

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Why not just block 127.0.0.1 in .htaccess if it's causing you so much trouble? Curious.…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to 127.0.0.1 hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That IP does not look good at all! http://www.tcpiputils.com/browse/ip-address/127.0.0.1

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Unresponsive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my experience (pro blogger), sometimes a chosen mix of plugins simply does not work…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Custom blocked pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for voting on that as a feature request, I've been asking for a while,…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Can I block by robots.txt this URLS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You can try blocking any crawler bot by adding lines to robots.txt, but the crawler…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence wflogs files all have Backdoor:PHP/eawtliul infection, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just as an aside to those new to website defense and using Wordfence, bear in…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence scan overloading server, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, it sounds like either buy more server bandwidth, or buy Wordfence Premium, or both?…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence scan overloading server, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    First, uncheck scan options you probably don't need. Second, use the manual scheduling, see the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Lots visit on wp-login.php and xmlrpc.php, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    mrpowerup, that is indeed the usual way, that will block the bots before they get…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Separate caches for Mobile vs Desktop?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, thanks so much for the response. Please keep in mind that some of us…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Separate caches for Mobile vs Desktop?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, I've been having a difficult time with Wordpres…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Completely Block IP After Too Many Login Attemps, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I'm just another user here trying to help out. I'm not a pro but…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to modified 'readme.txt' files:, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wilderbee, I hear you on those stupid endless WordPress "updates." Best to hold off for…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Miclovin, sorry, I don't have time for that and I don't know it all well…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to XML-RPC attacks affecting my site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No, I'm just another user here on the forum, trying to help out. And chime…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to What is price?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sure, they could be more clear on the multiple options. But some of it is…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, clear, good to converse so folks can see the options. Sure, if you are…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If 1/2 the bad bots are IPs from the east, and 1/2 in the west,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Regarding country blocking. It is indeed not the ultimate solution. It's just one tool in…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, How do I ask question about Premium version?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, clear. Sounds like your solution would be to buy the fastest server possible with…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to All cache being cleared on any post edit, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks! Really struggling with setting up caching that actually works.

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to All cache being cleared on any post edit, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I found Preload unusable as well. Pointless.

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to SuperCache + WPtouch don't work anymore together, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm having a nightmare time trying to get my mobile version of site working with…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to What is price?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The numbers are here, took me 3 seconds to find: https://www.wordfence.com/wordfence-signup/ But it is indeed…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Webado, just to put things in perspective, if you have access to your server firewall,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to XML-RPC attacks affecting my site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Whoops, forgot to mention that before doing above I installed plugin "Disable XML-RPC" MTN

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Webado, I think I'm correct in saying that permanently blocking every IP that gets blocked…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Exceeded log in attempts, but it's not me!, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Be sure to whitelist your own IP in Wordfence before you start messing around! Making…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to XML-RPC attacks affecting my site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The only thing that worked for me was to block access to xmlrpc.php using a…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My take as a noob is to delete all permanent IP blocks once a month…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Is there any users login log in WordFence?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Not sure exactly what you mean, but perhaps if you go to "Live Traffic" and…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to XML-RPC attacks affecting my site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    XML-RPC is a bad joke foisted on us by the WordPress developers. Disable if possible.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Exceeded log in attempts, but it's not me!, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My take: Instead of spending time, just install "WPS Hide Login" and move on to…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Webado, I disagree with your take that attackers always spread their attack origin all over…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Should I worry about the number of blocked IPs?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's indeed gotten ridiculous. I just noticed a surge in attack volume here on my…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Oh thankyou for 6.1.15 with banned URLs text area!, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence scans never complete, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try unchecking all but one or two scan options and test, then add in options…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to incresed number of "User Lockouts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Well, don't obsess on it but it's a good learning experience! MTN

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to incresed number of "User Lockouts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    One of the excellent things about Wordfence is it is making all of us aware…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Still Getting Login Attempts After Installing Rename wp-login.php Plugin, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    LoneWolf and WF Support, I'm not sure that tweaking the way WordPress behaves re wp-login.php…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Thanks, My Wordfence Firewall blocked hack attempts, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Live Traffic shows nothing, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Seeing some live traffic now showing blocked IPs but list is quite short compared to…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to How many blocked IP's is sensible?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What Ron said. The IPs change, permanently blocking thousands (other than by appropriate country blocking)…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Re: increased alerts from amazon aws, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I get huge amounts of criminal traffic from AWS. Amazon makes money re AWS, it's…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Do not force users to use strong passwords" - periodical reset?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Mine flipped back as well!! Come on guys, I'm willing to pay for Premium ver…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to custom locked out screen/message, otherwise useless, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Not sure this helps, but the block messages are super easy to mod. Write your…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Live Traffic shows nothing, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Real IP with web proxy, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I don't recall any user configurable feature in Wordfence that does anything with proxy... perhaps…

    1 month ago