A few days back the developers of one of the most advance open source operating system for penetration testing called ‘KALI Linux‘ announced that they were planning to include “emergency self-destruction of LUKS”. Continue reading “KALI Linux 1.0.6 released; officially added Emergency Self Destruct feature”
Here is simple step by step to protect your wordpress site from WordPress Global Brute Force Admin:
1. If your password wasn’t long and complex enough, it’s good if you change it for more complex combination. Adding some special characters such as @#*$&%^! is a good idea.
2. Remove the “Drop” privileges on your MySQL user.
3. Install wordpress plugin to tighten your WP engine, such as WP security scan, WP firewall 2, TimThumb vulnerability scanner, Exploit Scanner, SI Captcha.
Another method to mitigate WordPress Global Brute Force Wp-Admin you can use Htaccess Password protect:
1. Generate the password file here: http://www.htaccesstools.com/htpasswd-generator/ and save in your wordpress folder as .wpadmin.
2. Insert this code in your .htaccess file.
ErrorDocument 401 "Unauthorized Access"
ErrorDocument 403 "Forbidden"
AuthName "Authorized Only"
change /home/username/.wpadmin to your folder structure.
hope it useful