XMLRPC WordPress Login Attempts

I monitor login attempts on all my WordPress websites using the Limit Login Attempts plugin. This is a very popular plugin and is used by all the WordPress specialized hosting companies I host with so it must be pretty good at what it does. I set the plugin to email me whenever someone tries but…

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How Did They Get My WordPress Username?

I currently manage over 50 WordPress websites and have the ‘Limit Login Attempts’ plugin set to send an email whenever anyone tries to log into one of these sites and fails. It doesn’t take long for a new WordPress website to go through its first brute force login attack. When this happens, I monitor the…

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