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WP Cerber 4.0

Welcome a new version with extended Access Lists and reCAPTCHA for WooCommerce


New features

  • reCAPTCHA for WooCommerce forms. How to set up reCAPTCHA.
  • IP Access Lists has got support for IP networks in three forms: ability to restrict access with IPv4 ranges, IPv4 CIDR notation and IPv4 subnets: A,B,C has been added. Read more: Access Lists for WordPress.
  • Cerber can automatically detect an IP network of an intruder and suggests you block entire network right from the Activity screen.
  • A small dashboard that will be improved in the next release.
  • Integration with Cerber Lab.

Improvements and changes

  • After the saving reCAPTCHA settings the plugin check availability of the Google API.
  • The detection of the abuse email for an IP address by using WHOIS data has been improved.
  • Cerber is getting smarter: If a user has successfully logged in to a website once, Cerber will not block an IP of the user if the user has tried to get access to prohibited WordPress PHP scripts (wp-login.php, wp-signup.php, wp-register.php).
  • The WP Cerber admin menu is moved from Settings to the main admin menu.
  • To make Cerber more compatible with other plugins, the order of the init hook on the Custom login page (Custom login URL) has been changed.
  • Some languages files (translations) has been updated.
  • A large amount of code has been rewritten to improve performance and stability.
  • Cerber has got its own Cerber’s Facebook page, Twitter account and Cerber’s page on Google +.

Fixed bugs and issues

  • If a hacker or a bot uses login from the list of prohibited usernames or non-existent username, Citadel mode is unable to be automatically activated.
  • reCAPTCHA for an ordinary WordPress login form is incompatible with a WooCommerce login form.
  • In some cases the plugin log first digits of an IP address as an ID of existing user.

Thanks for translators!

  • Deutsche, thanks to Daniel
  • Portuguese, thanks to Felipe Turcheti
  • Dutch, thanks to Bernardo
  • Український, thanks to Nadia
  • Русский, thanks to Yui

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