Security

Create Extra Strong Password with Text Flipping

I was stumbling around the web and found a really helpful website which allows you to flip your text in many different ways. The technique of text flipping can be used not only to post funny messages on various social sites, but it can also be used to create EXTRA strong password for your email or bank accounts! Lets check(…)

Integrate a Challenge Response Test in WordPress to prevent SPAM

CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart) is a type of computing test which is used to determine whether a particular user is a human or a web bot. A CAPTCHA can greatly help you in preventing/reducing comment spam, as all your site visitors have to take a human verification(…)

All in One Security Plugin for your WordPress Blog

iThemes Security (formerly known as Better WP Security) plugin allows you to secure your WordPress installation in more than 30 ways. Install the plugin for your blog and once the installation is successful, you will see following Secure your site now button at the top of your dashboard:

Enhance the Security & Performance of WordPress Blog using Wordfence

Wordfence is a powerful WordPress plugin which protects your website from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, malicious web crawlers and other types of attack techniques commonly used by hackers, script kiddies etc. The plugin can also scan your entire installation in real time for various types of existing as well as new vulnerabilities like(…)

How to Rename the Default Login URL of WordPress?

In cryptography, Brute force is a sophisticated attack technique, which is used to guess the passphrase of various types of online as well as offline accounts. This technique is generally utilized to guess the passwords which are shorter in length. When it comes to guessing lengthy passwords, a hacker may use a more sophisticated attack(…)

Limit Access Attempts from a Particular IP Address in WordPress

Login LockDown allows you to limit total number of access attempts to your blog’s dashboard from a particular IP address or an IP range. The plugin is capable of recording all the IP addresses, which are constantly trying to get into your dashboard, but all their login attempts are continuously failing. It can also record(…)