Brute force attacks on WordPress websites are very frequent as it is one of the easiest way for hackers to take control of your site, which might have already been compromised without your knowledge.
A brute force attack consists on trying to login repeatedly in a WordPress blog guessing the username and password using software. When these attacks happen, your server's memory goes through the roof, causing performance problems and even the server dying.
Protecting your WordPress site from brute force attacks is not only a security measure you should take today, but also a speed optimization initiative. After you have completed the class it will take you less than 10 minutes to be 100% protected from brute force attacks.
In this class your project will be to explain in a few lines what you have learned in the class.
This class is for administrators/owners of WordPress sites who should have access to one that is already installed and running.
Brute force attack protection when installing a new WordPress blog will be the subject of another class.
This is a simple optional project to do for yourself:
Explain in a few lines what you have learned in the class.
What are the three steps you can take to protect your WordPress blog from brute force attacks? (optional)
- Introduction FREE PREVIEW
- What is a Brute Force attack?
- Three steps to protect your WordPress blog
- Step 1: Creating new administrator username
- Step 1: Moving posts from old username to new username.
- Step 1: How to change your public display name
- Step 2: How to hide your login page
- Step 3: What plugin to use to be alerted and protected when a brute force attack occurs
- Step 3: Understanding the plugin’s email notifications
- Simple class project
When does the course start and finish?
Your access to the course starts immediately after your purchase is completed and never ends. You decide when you want to start the course and can study at your own pace until you finish it.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling in the course the access is unlimited in time and you can access it whenever you want across all your devices, computer, tablet and phone.
Can I ask questions to the instructor in the course?
No, you can't ask questions to the instructor. There is no student/instructor discussion area for this course.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
If you are unhappy with your purchase, have second thoughts, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
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