Monthly Archives: April 2016

WordPress/Joomla bruteforce server-wide protection with reCAPTCHA

A common way to protect the WordPress wp-admin and Joomla administrator directories against (automated) bruteforce password attacks is to password protect both directories with Basic Authentication. Webhosting companies could do this on a server-wide base through an Apache configuration that matches all wp-login.php and administrator requests. If a bot, or user, accessed the wp-admin (WordPress)… Read More »