4 Responses to WordPress Under Brute Force Attack: Targeting Admin Usernames

  1. Teddy Rose April 15, 2013 at 12:42 pm #

    Thanks so much for posting about this. I changes my username and added the security. You rock!!

  2. Mari Kane April 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm #

    Thanks Teddie. Stay secure.

  3. Joe Kovacs November 28, 2016 at 9:20 am #

    I’ve noticed that this attack is also attempting login with “administrator” and the site name, so be aware f those as well as admin. Also, I highly recommend enabling two factor authentication (2FA) for whatever your administrative account may be.

  4. Mari Kane December 3, 2016 at 7:05 pm #

    Thanks Joe. I agree, the 2FA rocks!
    Stay safe!

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