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mountainguy2

  • Member Since: October 30th, 2013
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  • 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…

    4 hours 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 weeks 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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.…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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…

    1 month 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,…

    1 month 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 …

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Support, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok, I get to your support forum, then try to connect with Facebook and just…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Frustrating restrictions in Wordfence when it comes to blocking options, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yeah, my server is LAMP and the blocking works... sounds like this is something Wordfence…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Frustrating restrictions in Wordfence when it comes to blocking options, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hey everyone, I tested this issue on my server setup. My Wordfence URL blocks function…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Support, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What is this mess, I go to the suggested URL and just get a browser…

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Would give higher rating, but tedious support annoys, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The free version of plugin seems to work, but I can't …

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Performance Issues – GTMetrix, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Good job!

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Hourly malicious attempts to lgin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, hiding the form can definitly help and if appropriate for your website is incredibly…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Hourly malicious attempts to lgin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ok Jeff, you can understand my reaction! In any case, how about just obfuscating the…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Frustrating restrictions in Wordfence when it comes to blocking options, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Stan, thanks for that. Quite a drag, let's hope Wordfence does something about it, soon.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Performance Issues – GTMetrix, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Indeed, 2 seconds !? Has to be a misconfiguration of Wordfence, or something about your…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Hourly malicious attempts to lgin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'd like to help, but first, are you joking, a totally insecure credential set as…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Locked out of account, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Login using a VPN or friend's internet. MTN

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unblock a customer who got blocked ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Regarding your scan getting false positives, next time before scan just add a wildcard for…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Cherry Plugin, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just put that string in the "Immediatly Block URLs" list, you can find that on…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Unblock a customer who got blocked ?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Can you not go to the "Blocking" page and unblock the blocks? If not, please…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How not to decrease page speed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I should have used the term "site speed" as well as "page speed." Doing a…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to IP range?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Pascal, I can test in a few days on a development site. Am quite…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Premium Support, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Apparently we're not supposed to discuss premium version here, but I'm not sure if we…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Never completes the scan, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Go to your "All Options" page and uncheck nearly all your scan options, and enable…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to How not to decrease page speed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've experimented quite a bit with Wordfence in terms of server load and page speed.…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Errors with 7.11, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    No problem with upgrades here so far, liking the Block Table sorting, what a concept!…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking a server name, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wordfence is pretty strict about what gets published on their blog comments, I've tested it…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking a server name, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Fmouse, thanks for taking the time to post that up! Very helpful. MTN

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking a server name, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Well, the Worfence way is to try and go programmatic rather than playing whack-a-mole. Thus,…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Live traffic problem – Wordfence showing unkown location, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just an FYI, still working for me here, I'd imagine that for some reason your…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Security – Litespeed .htaccess info, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just trying to help.

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Access to site limited (HTTP response code 503), on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'd try first disabling Wordfence by renaming plugin folder using FTP. Then log into your…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Wordfence Security – Litespeed .htaccess info, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I don't quite understand why you're asking this, as the WF says place above #BEGIN…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking a server name, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Ditto on the /24 blocks. If a host is a consistent gateway for criminals, I…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking a server name, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I think this would be worth a try, Blocking/Custom-Pattern/Hostname and use wildcards, for example *your-server.de"…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to On Off Buttons for settings are ambiguous, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I've had that issue as well, and even after hundreds of hours using Wordfence I…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking Repeat Ukraine Brute Force Attacks Before Happening, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Wfalla's suggestion of blocking by hostname can work well, certain hosts in certain hacker countries…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to json Attempt – What does it mean?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    If you don't need embeds, which are another attack surface WordPress has gifted us with…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to blocked by firewall for Malicious File Upload (PHP), on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Quite a few people have discovered that a simply HTML website can save huge amounts…

    4 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Bogus wp-admin login attempts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Indeed, use complex user names and hard passwords. Set up an admin account with no…

    4 months ago

  • Created a topic, Pity, could be good, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Slows down website noticeably, no option to exclude im…

    4 months ago