Discover how Hide My WordPress Ghost helps you have a secure website!
By default, WordPress allows users to try different login passwords as many times as they want.
By limiting the number of invalid login attempts, you can protect your site from brute force attacks.
WordPress websites are a popular target for hackers.
That’s a fact.
If you think that your site is too small or too new to get hackers’ attention, think again. There are 90,978 security attacks that take place every minute of every day.
There are many different reasons why hackers may target your WordPress site.
We’ve listed some common examples of potential reasons to give you a better idea as to why your site may be targeted:
Steal Visitors’ Personal Information
Steal Private Business Information
Use Your Web Server to Host Phishing Pages
Steal Your Server Bandwidth
Overload Your Web Server
Vandalize Your Website
For Fun or to Get Attention
They try various username and password combinations, again and again, until eventually finding the one that works and getting in.
You should know that, by default, WordPress allows unlimited login attempts through the login page.
Using the Hide My WP Ghost Plugin, you can:
To prevent your IP from being blocked, you can whitelist your IP (you can also whitelist a range of IPs).
Whitelisting is a very effective defensive technique.
In this process, you only select specific IP addresses and enable them to access your dashboard.
This is a great solution, as it gives you increased control. It’s also particularly useful if you operate using only a small team.
With Hide My WP Ghost, you can Whitelist the IP addresses or the range of IP addresses that you want to have access to the login page on your website.
You don’t need any developer skills for this.
The typical method for attacking websites via login attempts is with automated bots. This accounts for a large percentage of unsuccessful login attempts.
Hackers target: WordPress websites that have insufficiently strong login credentials.
With Hide My WP Ghost, you can:
If you notice unauthorized IP addresses trying to access your WordPress admin, you can go ahead and block unwanted users.
Blocking IP addresses is used as a solution to block spam and thwart hacking attacks on your website.
Brute forcing a login page is one of the most common types of web attacks that your website is likely to face.
Changing your login page URL is a simple yet effective security technique that can help keep hackers out.
A unique, difficult-to-guess URL is harder to locate.
WordPress’ default login URL is /wp-login.php. By using the Hide My WP Ghost Plugin, you can change it with a different URL.
Similar to the login page, the wp-admin directory also needs to be protected.
Just by changing some default permalinks, you may be able to provide an extra layer of security for your site.
Hide My WP Ghost helps you hide the fact that you are using WordPress.
With the Most USER-FRIENDLY WordPress Security Plugin
Don’t let hackers know that you are using WordPress.
Most sites get hacked due to entirely preventable issues.
Hide My WP Ghost offers a complete security workflow for any WordPress website owner.
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