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WP Cerber Security Hooks

A list of WordPress hooks available in WP Cerber version 3.0 and above. It’s handy to use them to customize and fine tune Cerber without coding (e.g. with the jetFlow.io plugin). Filters cerber_msg_reached Applied to the message that is displayed for a user if the user has reached the limit to the number of login attempts. The [...]







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Cloudflare and WP Cerber

If your site is behind the Cloudflare proxy service and your WordPress is protected by the WP Cerber plugin, you have to do two things to let them work well together. Check My site is behind a reverse proxy in the main WP Cerber Security plugin settings. If you have set Custom login URL, you have to exclude it from CloudFlare’s [...]



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A better way to automate WordPress

I am pleased to announce an absolutely new automation plugin that has recently arrived. The jetFlow plugin is an automation tool that brings power of workflows to your WordPress powered site. This new plugin allows you to automate almost any task or business process without coding knowledge. Furthermore, you can fine tune any aspect of [...]


Releases

WP Cerber 2.9

What is new? Added ability to check and block prohibited usernames (logins). You can specify list of usernames (logins) on a new settings tab called Users. The plugin will immediately block any attempt to log in and will lock out any IP address have tried to use those logins. It’s recommended to have at least following [...]


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WP Cerber 2.7.2

Small issues in the plugin were fixed Fixed bug for non-English WordPress configuration: the plugin is unable to block IP in some server environment. If you have configured language other than English you have to install this release. Fixed two small bugs related to 1) unable to remove IP subnet from the Access Lists and 2) getting IP [...]


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Turn your WordPress into Fort Knox

This article assumes that we want to get 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. Security Blog Cerber Security Scanner Settings Security [...]



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WP Cerber 2.7

What’s new in the most powerful and flexible solution to mitigate brute force attacks and hardening WordPress New: Now you can easily view extra WHOIS information for IP addresses in the activity log including country, network info, abuse contact, etc. New: Added ability to disable WordPress REST API, see Hardening WordPress New: [...]


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Hardening WordPress with WP Cerber

All suggested settings are highly recommended for most websites on the Internet. If you need, for some reason, these functions are being accessible from a particular computer or an IP network you can easily add them to the White IP Access List. Disable REST API The plugin restricts access to the WordPress REST API. The ability [...]