Posts Tagged: security

FAQ: Changing the WordPress Admin User

Since the recent botnet attack on WordPress we’ve been asked a lot of times how to change the WordPress admin user to something else (so a hacker would have to guess the username as well as your password rather than being halfway there already!). Details of how to do this are in our knowledgebase: Changing… Read more »

WordPress Login DDoS

Along with many other web hosts around the world we are currently seeing a DDoS attack targeting WordPress installations on shared hosting. Some hosts have starting removing access to either the WordPress Admin or the “wp-login.php” script, but this then means you can’t update your site if you want to. At this time we are… Read more »