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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
  • @mountainguy2 on WordPress.org
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  • Posted a reply to "Latest update broke W3TC js minification on all sites", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    For what it's worth, I gave up on all minification plugins a long time ago.…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Is SSL necessary if Gmail/TLS on contact forms?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    According to Google, everybody needs SSL. Makes sense to me. Resistance if futile. MTN

    2 days ago

  • Created a topic, Thanks Wordfence for info re blocked URLs, but?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Is SSL necessary if Gmail/TLS on contact forms?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Whatever, everything should be SSL and your visitors will have more confidence in your website…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Unusually high blocked logins attempts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Obfuscate and be done with it, there are way more important things than dealing with…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Android, this thread isn't about Rate Limiting so let's refrain from drifting it. I can…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey Android, more details. On most WordPress blogs the post url followed by /feed/ is…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok Matt, clear.

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "False Positive block on Google?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Not sure why I came up with Norway back when I wrote that comment, sorry…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "What, exactly, is a "Scan" ? Does it really have any use?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks for the answer. MTN

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That sounds like a content scraper bot looking to steal your feed, key is to…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "False invalid usernames", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    For what it's worth, I have this problem for one user who uses Lastpass for…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Sudden increase in lockouts - reasons why?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Usually just the random ebb and flow of the bot swarm. Or you have a…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Android, tcpiputils checks if the IP number is on any of a large group of…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "hacked by Pak Haxor experience", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    How you resolved this would be appreciated by the community. AT least a hint. MTN

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Android, if you're asking for a list of top criminal IP addresses to input into…

    5 days ago

  • Created a topic, What, exactly, is a "Scan" ? Does it really have any use?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Attacks by users who come from a Vietnamese site (diacat.net)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Get Premium and country block? Works for me. MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence conflict with Kallyas theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks, this is incredibly useful information. As a security noob I had no idea…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence conflict with Kallyas theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Wfsa, just to be clear, what do you mean by "whitelisting your own IP?" Do…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Ancient blocked listings won't clear.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I just used PHPmyadmin, truncated this WF table, wp_wfThrottleLog, cleaned it up quite nicely. Still,…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, testing completed, over 5 hours I did not get one "Throttle." My conclusion is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Ancient blocked listings won't clear.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks! Perhaps add that information to your documentation! Also, feature request, "Set Max Number…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Wordfence is cacheing my css", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I did a bunch of research about the "Hide Version Number" idea for WordPress security.…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I verified I have a rate limiting block that's consistently blocking bots while set to…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "False Positive block on Google?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Matt or other Wordfence folks, are you sure this is from Google? I'm still getting…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Vin, you're getting beyond the scope of this forum, as we're supposed to stay somewhat…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, I don't know, perhaps someone else will chime in. MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There is always a problem in security with WordPress and the plugin quagmire, there is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I just noticed you were probably in Russia, so you can't block one of the…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Then go basic and put your WordPress login behind a .htaccess password or IP block…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, thanks much, I'll give it a go and test with VPN. MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Vin, just hide the login using plugin I mentioned above... Problem solved. In my opinion,…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Ancient blocked listings won't clear.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, what defines "full" ? Thanks, MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    P.S., just hide your login using plugin WPS Hide Login and be done with it...…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hackers using admin login "test"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Some criminal somewhere on the planet found that some poor soul used the username "test"…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "A website stating", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That's just some kind of obnoxious link bait (got me, pretty clever). On the other…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Auto Block Probing?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Most of blocking that sort of thing has to be done by hand, you would…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Does WordFence stop attacks that try to open non-existent pages?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Not sure if I should start a new topic for this? But I appear to…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Ancient blocked listings won't clear.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, under "Options" there is "How long is an IP address blocked when it breaks…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "False Positive block on Google?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Turns out "googleusercontent" is hitting hundreds of broken URLs, trying to hit images I removed…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "False Positive block on Google?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Matt, I look at the access logs... MTN

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, False Positive block on Google?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Ancient blocked listings won't clear., on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Firewall", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This happened to me as well, I had to work for hours with my hosting…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Admin Dashboard css gone mad", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That's what the admin looks like when the css fails to load. Wordfence was probably…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Clearly, if Rate Limiting rules are set to Block instead of Throttle, they'd help with…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So, for the record here and to try and help solve problems, I googled "how…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'd add that after all my testing, the "IPs who were recently throttled for accessing…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blocking/throtteling not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Matt, yes, we are discussing in Premium Ticket. Am trying to contribute here as…

    3 weeks ago