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  • Posted a reply to Banned URL List is Case Sensitive — Good Feature for Criminals, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the link Yet. And thanks for the reminder about using .htaccess to correct…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to How to Protect Admin’s Username From Imitators, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, sometimes it can get to be a bit much, perhaps just do plenty of…

    1 day ago

  • Created a topic, Banned URL List is Case Sensitive — Good Feature for Criminals, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I finally got around to testing case sensitivity for t…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to How to Protect Admin’s Username From Imitators, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Word, first, on the All Options page in Wordfence, "Whitelisted IP addresses that bypass…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to How to Protect Admin’s Username From Imitators, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What we do is have admin user accounts that are not public, never used as…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to No “Code Tools”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ha, found it! Typical poor documentation. It's not the "Code Tools" button, it's the "Toggle…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to No “Code Tools”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi all, I don't see any screen shots that help. In the documentation it says…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to No “Code Tools”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, thanks so much, I confess to having done a support ticket as well, already…

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, No “Code Tools”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    IN Pro version, working on a block, am I supposed to s…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Gutenberg blocked by WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, I use a stripped down bandwidth optimized custom theme. It probably needs something in…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Gutenberg blocked by WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry about that. Well, in a more practical sense, indeed, you're running up against the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Gutenberg blocked by WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just tried Gutenberg on one of my lesser traffic website. What a joke. I…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to [BUG] Banned URLs are Case Sensitive, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This has to be a joke? MTN

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Admin Locked Out, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Keep a VPN service handy. Use when locked out or for pen testing. MTN

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Optimize wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Mainly, disable scans, or disable most of the scanning options as well as taking care…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Restrict who can disable WordFence?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Bill, perhaps this will get you on track for removing the "Deactivate" option from…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hostname blocking doesn’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In any case, again, perhaps try approaching this from the "other" side using Wordfence, working…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hostname blocking doesn’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Caching will drive you crazy with this sort of thing, while testing eliminate all caching…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence change login messages language, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I hope Wordfence answers this. It sounds like Wordfence is substituting their own login screen…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hostname blocking doesn’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Are you using wildcards in your Wordfence blocking rules? Examples from my Wordfence Hostname *.sadecehosting.net…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Got Admin block API Key, how to see if it’s working?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, I set up Admin Block, if it does do some blocks…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Metrics and Stats included?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Awesome, thanks for the quick response! I'll proceed to budgeting and see if I can…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Metrics and Stats included?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, I searched for "metrics" keyword in this forum,…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to User locked out from signing in, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you're referring to login attacks, yes, it's pretty much endemic due to the WordPress…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Prevent registering ‘Admin’ doesn’t work, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    That is odd indeed. Are you saying your blog is entirely open to any random…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to User locked out from signing in, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Study up on how Wordfence works, it's doing exactly what it is designed to do.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, I'm not unfamiliar with Mod Security and CFP, and have a bunch of blocking…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please correct me if I'm wrong, but my understanding is that Wordfence is a good…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Those are Scruffy1's patterns, and they do look good. Now if Wordfence only had a…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm pretty sure this could be done in .htaccess along with whitelisting Duck Duck, might…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Aha, thanks for the clarification. Offering free tools for criminals, typical naive internet culture we've…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Weird to think that Amazon is making huge money of AWS, while we battle it.…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the tested custom pattern, useful. It would be nice to do this at…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to What’s The Worst That Could Happen If I Tried To Block Everything From AWS?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The worst that could happen is you'd probably just reduce the amount of your paid…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Block spamvertising attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Can you please clarify what you mean? Is this a comment spam attack? And what…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Curious – does this protect, or just warn?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Indeed, backups should come first not last. I'm a pro blogger, I do fully 4…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Curious – does this protect, or just warn?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    No pat answer for this. How you are protected has more to do with your…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence causing slowdown of our website?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I did extensive testing of Wordfence regarding speed issues on my VPS using SSL, didn't…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Permanently Blocked IP Address not blocked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Use plugin WPS Hide Login and then move on to other issues... If you have…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Finding but not preventing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry to say it, but indeed, running a website on shared hosting is nothing less…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to has reached 80% of the allowed daily usage of 20000 CPU seconds per account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, the wild wild west as sitting ducks for the wild wild east, thanks to…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to has reached 80% of the allowed daily usage of 20000 CPU seconds per account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I do a lot of blocking using server apps, it's startling when you get in…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to has reached 80% of the allowed daily usage of 20000 CPU seconds per account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry to hear that, hmmm, try unchecking all scan options than running one at a…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to has reached 80% of the allowed daily usage of 20000 CPU seconds per account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Than just uncheck some options. For example, in our case we have about a half…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to has reached 80% of the allowed daily usage of 20000 CPU seconds per account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My ideas: Uncheck most of the scan options, or, simply don't use the Wordfence scan.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Frustrating restrictions in Wordfence when it comes to blocking options, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I was happy to pay for Premium for a while, then the negatives overcame the…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Apparent attacks and why WordFence is mentioned in the logs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Matt, are you referring to "Enable live traffic logging" ? That's not "Enable Live…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to WAF position in .htaccess, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Probably not. If Wordfence and your website function normally, then just leave it where it…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Apparent attacks and why WordFence is mentioned in the logs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Interesting discussion. I'd like to entirely disable "Live Traffic" as I find it mostly useless,…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Free vs Premium versions, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've looked around quite a bit and can't seem to find …

    4 months ago