Anyone else seeing wordpress brute force attacks today?

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Today, 12:36 PM

Junior Guru Wannabe


Join Date: May 2011

Posts: 38

So far today 115,000 failed attempts across 18,500 different ip’s.

Until today all the attempts have been across pretty consistant ip’s so easy to block but seems today that the wasters are using a botnet.

Anyone else noticed anything today?


Today, 01:24 PM

Retired Moderator


Join Date: Jan 2005

Location: In your server

Posts: 2,678

You’re not the only one, seeing it hit alot of servers and hit them hard.

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Today, 02:10 PM

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Join Date: May 2013

Location: India

Posts: 424

We are seeing it too

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Today, 02:15 PM

Web Hosting Evangelist


Join Date: Jan 2006

Location: India

Posts: 500

seeing lots of them here too


Today, 02:16 PM

Junior Guru Wannabe


Join Date: Jan 2013

Location: New Jersey

Posts: 93

Yup, hitting hard across the board



Today, 02:25 PM

Dependable Web Services


Join Date: Jun 2010

Location: Modesto, Ca. – USA

Posts: 5,114

Not today, but its been a problem going on and off for the past year or so (at least thats when we first noticed it happening sometime back in April of 2013 I believe).


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