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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to "Whitelisting a website", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Looks like the info you need might be here: https://en.onpage.org/bot/ They say you can contact…

    22 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Two Factor Authentication", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sigh, yet another functionality that WordPress should have out-of-the-box. But instead, we can change the…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Two Factor Authentication", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wordfence Premium has cell phone verification "Two Factor" system. But it's a bit cumbersome and…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Loading scripts & styles on front end?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Glad I can help a bit... MTN

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Loading scripts & styles on front end?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    See https://wordpress.org/support/topic/why-colorbox-is-loaded-on-frontend-via-wordfence?replies=11

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP_wfleechers, the eternal mystery of Wordfence", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks wfalaa, the fact that no queries are executed is getting there in clarity. By…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why Colorbox is loaded on frontend via WordFence?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Clear, thanks much. MTN

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why Colorbox is loaded on frontend via WordFence?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks for info Matt. I'm still a bit confused by this even after reading the…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to safely hide login while using Wordfence", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Ae, I've been using plugin "WPS Hide Login" for years now, it plays nice…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "New point release, version 6.1.9 is live!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Holding my breath, I hit the big button to enable the upgrade. Works for me…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to ""Do not force users to use strong passwords" - periodical reset?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Same here. My setting has now reverted back to "Force strong passwords.." Wordfence, you're doing…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to ""Immediately block IP's that access these URLs" not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Island, remember that the file you are attempting to block can't exist on your server…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "brute force attack from multiple locations.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just forget anything the needs XMLRPC. It's like Flash, excellent idea that is flawed. If…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why Colorbox is loaded on frontend via WordFence?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I got curious and deleted all the CSS in Colorbox.css, reloaded, Wordfence admin seems to…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "brute force attack from multiple locations.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My solution: 1. Install and enable plugin "Disable XML-RPC" 2. Rename XML-RPC file in site…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Email sent to admin when site goes down?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    How could it? The site would be down and various forms of email would likely…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why Colorbox is loaded on frontend via WordFence?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Masorb, as far as I know as a heavy Wordfence user, Colorbox only loads…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Link to my site redirects to strange site - hacked?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sure, sounds like you got hacked, could have happened in numerous ways. Someone with access…

    1 week ago

  • Created a topic, WP_wfleechers, the eternal mystery of Wordfence, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "What is this bot doing?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you're concerned about bandwidth due to being hit every few seconds, go one level…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Settings will not save", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wordfence guys, any way you can force these support threads to display/state the user's WordPress…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Advanced Blocking not working at all !", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No significant plugin on the planet works for everyone with every WordPress and server configuration.…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "What is this bot doing?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There are thousands and thousands of attack vectors that bots test, most are "known," that's…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Feature request, please minify your CSS", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks WF, agree it's not a high priority but everything plugin authors can do to…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "What is this bot doing?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's probably looking for a vulnerability or way of doing email spam. Waste of time…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Thanks Wordfence for info re blocked URLs, but?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, I've gotten conflicting recommends about whitelisting my own admin IP. I would indeed agree…

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Feature request, please minify your CSS, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Compatibility Questions", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I have sitewide SSL and WPS Hide Login works fine. Don't know about Nginx.

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, It just works, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Constant apparent attacks", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    John, Most websites are constantly attacked and probed. Public broad reaching awareness of this is…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Script injection protection in .htaccess, need with Wordfence?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Super help wfasa, thanks so much. MTN

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Script injection protection in .htaccess, need with Wordfence?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence Blocked IPs (Feature Suggestions)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ditto on your third point. Annoying that when a manual block is done, doing so…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Live Traffic providing links for hackers?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Equine, my understanding as a Wordfence customer is that Wordfence stores a large list of…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Force Strong Passwords -- FRUSTRATION!!!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great, thanks. MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Whois lookup not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks.

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Force Strong Passwords -- FRUSTRATION!!!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks wfalaa, "Disable config caching" was unchecked, so I checked it and resaved my configuration.…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Thanks Wordfence for info re blocked URLs, but?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The ever elusive standards of internet security... Just to be clear, are we talking about…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Thanks Wordfence for info re blocked URLs, but?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I thought it was bad practice to whitelist your own admin IP ?

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "xmlrpc.php", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It helps with building applications that do things like help with WordPress admin. It is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "xmlrpc.php", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Definitely disable it. I also rename it and/or delete it from site root. Don't get…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Compatible plugin to combine CSS and JS files", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My take, for years I've tried all sorts of junk that's supposed to minimize or…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to ""Do not force users to use strong passwords" - periodical reset?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Incidentally, the algo for what WF thinks is a "strong" password is ridiculous, it needs…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to ""Do not force users to use strong passwords" - periodical reset?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    WF, I'm having that problem as well, I tried to get support via this thread:…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can someone identify who is doing this?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If the hits are not clearly malicious, minor problem. Just block by IP number and…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Force Strong Passwords -- FRUSTRATION!!!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Germont, I looked at all that, everything is unchecked and remains so, with "Enforce…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to ".php.suspected", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Electro, to open those files just change the extension to something Dreamweaver is set up…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Force Strong Passwords -- FRUSTRATION!!!, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Advanced Blocking not working at all !", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Droid, you clearly need professional help you would hire specifically and give admin access to,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can someone identify who is doing this?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Use .htacces, or like wflandon says get your host to block, or better, if you…

    4 weeks ago