All our managed WordPress hosting accounts are protected by wordfence… and here’s one reason why.
We’re seeing an unusually large WordPress attack underway. Our automated alert system triggered and posted to FB and Twitter earlier today. It is peaking at 40,000 attacks per minute currently. Normal attack frequency is around 2000 attacks per minute.
The attack started at 7:30 AM Pacific Time this morning. It is still underway. The nature of the attack is a large botnet that is generating a huge number of failed WordPress login attempts.
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