How To Put Your Shields Up To Protect Your WordPress Site

Although the first official news we heard on this attack was in a report on PCWorld a little over a week ago, for several months we here at FOSS Force have been keeping a wary eye on our sites as we’ve witnessed increasing attempts to crack the security we have in place on our WordPress installations. Last week we were especially interested when a WordPress test site that’s not easily reachable by the public began to come under attack. The type of brute force attack that’s being used in this case is fairly common and is relatively easy to defend against.