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mountainguy2

  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • 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 days 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 days 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…

    4 days 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…

    4 days 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…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence does not block XMLRPC attack, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Simply deleting the xmlrpc.php file can work in concert with other methods, but you have…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Change login page, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For some reason, brain confusion, in my post above I wrote exact opposite of how…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Hackers question, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Immediately block IPs that access these URLs:, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks Robert, looking at what you're saying, it appears that perhaps the sequence of how…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Immediately block IPs that access these URLs:, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    One gets the feeling that Wordfence included this feature as somewhat of an afterthought, it's…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Immediately block IPs that access these URLs:, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Robert, I should have shared my exact testing sequence. Not time at the moment, but…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Change login page, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, you have access to country blocking, by virtue of other plugins such as IQ…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Immediately block IPs that access these URLs:, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I'm pretty sure Wordfence made it so you…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Website link redirects to Candy Crush and Porn, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wipe your mobile site and restore from backups prior to the exploit. Or, purchase the…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Large site, scan doesn’t finish, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I copy/pasted this from a buried thread... Here are my thoughts and how I tend…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Change login page, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Begin your defense with plugin "WPS Hide Login," which is known to play nice with…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Search Query Variable brute force, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You could perhaps just use "Immediatly Block IPs that access..." in WF Options. Put in…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence destroyed my website – I can’t login, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Auto update can be horrible if you have a site that needs 24/7 uptime. I…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence alerts locked users (brute force), on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my case, I simply delete (rename) xmlrpc.php, problem solved, no thanks to the WordPress…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Visitor trying to see my Wordfence logs?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not sure of answer, but with Wordfence being the best security plugin, and the amount…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to wpsiteguardian’s claims against WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't understand the fascination with scanning. There is no scan in the universe that…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Brute Force Attack, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please define "attacked" and folks here can probably makes some specific suggestions. Remember that just…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Odd new log entry – new hack attempt?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had those myself, can't quite recall what was going on but I think it…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to preventing DDOS attacks, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, a few things come to mind. Try getting access and learning how to do…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Obvious Probing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In my experince (not associated with Wordfence, but do a lot of work with WordPress/Wordfence,…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Enhancement Request – “NOT CONTAINS” option in filters, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    We do need more power in how we view the Live Feed results. Thanks for…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is this an attack attempt ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry about my inaccurate post about IP 127.0.0.1, was trying to help, in a hurry.…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Wordfence and WordPress 4.7 seems to be working, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm not seeing any specific Wordfence problems with my…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Country Blocking, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If they use a VPN IP number in the blocked country, then of course, yes,…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is this an attack attempt ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Every site on the planet gets attacked, 24/7, don't panic, you have Wordfence. As for…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Is this an attack attempt ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    IP 127.0.0.1 is on at least one blacklist. Clearly an attack attempt. They were looking…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    RE plugin author access, I've done it once in a while, after major backups and…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    All I can say is that if IQ doesn't work and Worfence does, pay for…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you don't have too complex a plugin stack, I'd just disable them all first,…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Feature Request = Now Begging for Custom Block Messages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Please please give us an admin option to use custom bl…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence updated without permission!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have something really strange going on, perhaps having to do with something my host…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Wordfence updated without permission!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    In WF Options, I have "Update Wordfence automatically …

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, thanks, I'll try some different values. Always trying to eek a tiny bit of…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Interesting question. Considering that probably 99 out of a 100 WordPress vulnerabilities are in plugins…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, that makes total sense, thanks! I have "Amount of Live Traffic data to store"…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence seems to block google pagespeed insights., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just checked, worked fine for me. That said, Gtmetrix.com is perhaps much better, perhaps…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    P.S., for efficient testing I'd recommend two things, use a VPN service so you can…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't have any magic bullet for IQ Block Country. If it doesn't work, you…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence conflict with other plugins, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For what it's worth, I use IQ Block Country with a couple of my non…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Blocked IPs list not showing hits, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, in the "Blocked IPs list" I used to always be able…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Cool plugin, I would donate for current version…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Apologies, but I'm having a bit of trouble remembering what happened half a year ago,…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Live Activity: Notice: Trying to get property of non-object, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A plugin "working fine" can still produce plenty of errors. As Wfasa says, check error…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Barry, indeed, you do somewhat get what you pay for with hosting. Shared servers can…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Hosting account suspended because of Wordfence performance, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So, Bluehost set you up with IP addresses that are blacklisted? Nice.

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Update Blocked Toolbar?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Same thing happened to me, seemed to have been caused by a WordPress update along…

    3 months ago