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Anyone using a self hosted WordPress site, needs to be aware of this Bot Attack going on.  Please read the above article and making sure you have a Lockout Plugin for brute force attacks,  and make sure your password is a Strong password.  A strong Password should include at one of each of the following:

  • Lower Case Letter
  • Upper Case Letter
  • Numeric character
  • Punctuation

Also the letters in it should not make a known word. Also it should be a minimum of 8 characters.

By Jeffery Miller

I am known for being able to quickly decipher difficult problems to assist development teams in producing a solution. I have been called upon to be the Team Lead for multiple large-scale projects. I have a keen interest in learning new technologies, always ready for a new challenge.