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Minimizing attacks against Wordpress admin login page/url

Minimizing attacks against Wordpress admin login page/url Posted by Dan Moses on 08 December 2013 07:59 PM In case you (or your clients) are running wordpress blog, we recommend that you use the plugin: HC Custom WP-Admin URL , as a security measure/good protection, against wordpress attacks at the admin url or admin login page. http://wordpress.org/plugins/hc-custom-wp-admin-url/ *** Please use any words other than wp-admin , admin or administrator , for better protection against automated attacks on wordpress admin login page. *** Please use a very strong admin password and do not use the admin username as admin or administrator, use custom administrator user names of your choice while installing wordpress WordPress admin username changer ############################### http://wordpress.org/support/view/plugin-reviews/admin-username-changer http://wordpress.org/plugins/admin-renamer-extended/ This is for blogs that allow other users to register to their blog: ######################################### http://wordpress.org/plugins/restrict-usernames/ *** Please note that before installing/using any plugin, please make sure that you take a backup of the wordpress database as well as the web pages/wordpress files. *** Before installing a plugin, please check if the plugin is compatible with your wordpress version