Limit Login Attempts for login protection. Limit rate of login attempts and block IP temporarily. It is protecting from brute force attacks..
Limit Login Attempts for login protection, protect site from brute force attacks.Brute Force Attack aims at being the simplest kind of method to gain access to a site: it tries usernames and passwords, over and over again, until it gets in. WP Limit Login Attempts plugin limit rate of login attempts and block IP temporarily. It is detecting bots by captcha verification.
Settings > WP Limit Login.
- Login Security - Limit Login Attempts and track user login attempts
- Captcha Verification
- Light weight plugin
- Mechanism for slow down brute force attack
- Redirect to home page, when abnormal request (It will stop hacking tools)
Limit Login Attempts
A brute force attack is a trial-and-error mеthоd uѕеd tо оbtаin infоrmаtiоn such аѕ a user раѕѕwоrd оr реrѕоnаl idеntifiсаtiоn number (PIN). In a brute force attack, аutоmаtеd software iѕ uѕеd tо gеnеrаtе a lаrgе numbеr оf соnѕесutivе guesses аѕ to thе value of thе desired data. Brute force attack may bе uѕеd by сriminаlѕ tо crack еnсrурtеd dаtа, оr bу security аnаlуѕtѕ to tеѕt an оrgаnizаtiоn’ѕ nеtwоrk security.
If уоu аdорt thе use оf this plugin, it will limit thе number оf timеѕ a uѕеr can аttеmрt tо log intо уоur ассоunt. Aftеr a сарtсhа verification would have bееn rеԛuеѕtеd, thе mесhаniѕm will ѕlоw dоwn brutе fоrсе аttасk hаving thе роwеr tо redirect tо home page аnd соmрlеtеlу аvоid intruder intо уоur рrесiоuѕ ассоunt.
WP Limit Login Attempts plugin provides an extra protection by Captcha. Captcha Verification in seven attempts. It will be highly helpful for removing bots.
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Why I am seeing an, "Please wait 10 minutes" error message when I try to login?
You are tried to login with wrong password or username more than five times. So please wait 10 minutes, then reset password by clicking "lost your password" link.
Is it working in localhost ?
Yes.. It will work in your local machine also.
Captcha image is not working, How to solve it ?
Just make captcha.php file accessible in .htaccess file located in root or wp-contet or plugin folder then try.
Enable GD extention in php.ini
Uncomment this line in php.ini file: extension=php_gd2.dll (remove the leading 😉
Or just contact hosting provider (They will enable GD extension)
First version of plugin.
Add admin settings page
Corrected some bugs
- Download and extract plugin files to a wp-content/plugin directory.
- Activate the plugin through the WordPress admin interface.
- Done !
Limit login attempts