Let's make things clear with these intruder activities that happens every day with any website. How are they dangerous? What tools or plugin can mitigate them? What are chances that we can do that successfully?
This article assumes that we want to create a bulletproof protected website powered by WordPress. It’s not necessarily to do all the following steps word for word and point by point exactly as described. But I do recommend that if you want to create your own Fort Knox.
It’s very important to have WordPress protected and it’s easy to do this by using built-in WP Cerber security features. All suggested settings are mandatory for most websites on the Internet. If you need, in some custom case, these function being accessible from some host or an IP network you can easily add IP or [...]
By using WP Cerber and Fail2Ban together you can reinforce protection at the most effective level. That allows you to protect a WordPress from brute-force and DoS attacks at OS level with iptables. Read more about attacks: Brute-force, DoS, and DDoS attacks – what’s the difference? Note: you have to have the root access to your [...]
NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. WP Cerber is a free, open-source, security plugin which protects WordPress powered sites from intruders and hackers. How to hardening WordPress using WP Cerber and NGINX together First of all, you need to set up a Custom login URL and check Block direct access to [...]
With WP Cerber you can do that with several clicks. Open WP Cerber settings page. Check Disable automatic redirecting to login page when /wp-admin/ is requested by unauthorized request Enter your desired login URL (remember it or bookmark it) in the Custom login URL field Check Block direct access to wp-login.php and return HTTP 404 Not [...]