Recent increases in brute force attacks on WordPress websites

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Industry, Marketing Advice, Security

The world loves to see an A-list celebrity fall from grace so it’s no surprise that Wordpress, the popular CMS that’s currently powering 27% of the worlds websites, has become a prime target for hackers, spammers and other ne’er-do-wells. As such, we’ve recently noticed a significant increase in ‘brute force’ attacks from bots on our Wordpress-based websites. This post takes a look at bots, brute-force attacks and how you can keep your site safe from the Decepticons of the internet.

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