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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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,…

    2 days 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…

    2 days ago

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

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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.

    2 days 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.

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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,…

    2 days 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

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    3 days 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…

    3 days 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.…

    3 days 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…

    3 days 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…

    3 days 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…

    3 days ago

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

    4 days 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…

    6 days 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 week 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 week 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…

    2 weeks ago

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

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks 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)…

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks ago

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

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Real IP with web proxy", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    gets complicated but sometimes can be done, this is interesting http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/55975/go-through-proxy-server-to-find-an-original-ip-address MTN

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I extract a list of all blocked IP Addresses?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Humor: WordPress.org must be using Wordfence, I just got blocked for "moving too fast!" MTN

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I extract a list of all blocked IP Addresses?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Feature request: ditto And while they're at it, how about options for formatting the list…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to write URLs to immediately block IP's?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Recommend a VPN service if you're serious about configuring website security. Much easier to test…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "visit patterns, what are they seen in Live", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The general procedure, if you're sure it's a bot... To be sure it's a bad…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to write URLs to immediately block IP's?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Okay, yeah, I tested a URL with your ? query string, which if coming from…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to write URLs to immediately block IP's?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, didn't realize that your "another-page" was a space filler. In any case, your expression…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to write URLs to immediately block IP's?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Nils, I've been having some trouble blocking stuff with double forward slashes, so I'm…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Manually modifying .htaccess", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It will hurt nothing to remove that deny line from .htaccess. But always backup your…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Stopping Anonymous Proxy Login Attacks?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps blocking proxies should be done in .htaccess before they touch Wordfence? https://perishablepress.com/how-to-block-proxy-servers-via-htaccess/ And yeah,…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence/Options/Ignore", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks for the posts, I can see the usefulness of the ignore user names option,…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Current Attacks", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    By the way, I have one long-time client with a small website, perhaps 40 pages,…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Current Attacks", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ha! Great observation about the bots finding it faster than Google! Googlebot is off the…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Current Attacks", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Personally, I don't bother with the email alerts. Instead, as part of my daily workflow…

    3 weeks ago