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  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • Posted a reply to Weird blocking of valid username, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I spent hours on this problem and never found a solution, it only happened to…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to Access limited for rule that isn’t even enabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had some weird stuff like that happen as well. Usually my own fault, in…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to Personalized page “Your access to this site has been limited”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It is easy to change, it's just a php file in the Wordfence plugin folder…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Latest version sending multpile emails, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wordfence Options - Alerts. Try unchecking everything, then gradually recheck, as well as being sure…

    3 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Add these to your ‘Immediately block IPs’ list, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm seeing some new attack vectors in my "Blocked IPs"…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to When and How to Permanently Block IPs, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Good tips from Bluebear. I'd add that once you tune your IP blocking, set things…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to WordFence broke the Site, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Also for trouble shooting, turn off all Wordfence scanning and try running Wordfence without scanning.…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to How to stop plugins out of date alert from wordfence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Tim, your post makes a lot of sense, only it's not real-life. I'm sitting here…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to False invalid usernames, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, it's 8 months later and we still have this problem with Wordfence. Sigh.

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocked IPs Page Missing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Same here, essential part of my security workflow. Really angered me that it was relocated,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to IP block to slow, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Bluebear is trying to help, he's got good infos. What we're talking about here seems…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Brute force attempts with Google captcha plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, questions like this are perhaps too broad or off-topic for this Wordfence specific forum.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Appreciate the points. In my case, having a "dashboard" forced on me is not interesting,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Found the "Blocked IPs" list, under "Firewall." I click on it and I just get…

    4 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Ver 6.3, you have to be kidding?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What exactly does this improve in terms of security? T…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    BTW, one of the reasons I pay for premium WF is so I can use…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, interesting I got involved in this discussion, as my hosting provider just did a…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Regarding Ukraine, since you brought it up. If you don't need traffic from that country…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sorry, I was attempting to provide useful information with a bit of humor. My suggestion…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Manual block by administrator, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It might be worth setting up your system so you have a static IP, at…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to Install – site inaccessible, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I had similar problems quite some time ago when I first started working with Wordfence.…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to First time using this plugin and have 2 Q’s, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Sounds like "someone" might need an upgrade to another "someone." https://www.wordfence.com/learn/how-to-harden-wordpress-sites/ From above link: "Editing…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence causing site down issues?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Plugin conflicts are often a chicken-egg situation. Best approach is to decide which plugins are…

    1 month ago

  • 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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 months 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 months 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 months ago

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

    2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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,…

    2 months 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…

    2 months 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.…

    3 months ago