Hardening WordPress against the ongoing brute-force attack

There’s an ongoing brute-force attack against WordPress and Joomla sites. The attack tries to brute-force the admin password. (Reddit)

I had to harden my WordPress some time ago. Here are the guides I followed when hardening my installation:

Additional steps I’ve taken today:

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Leons Petrazickis

I'm a full-stack developer at IBM Analytics Emerging Technologies. I do Ruby, JS, Python, Hadoop, Spark, as well as web scale devops with Chef and Docker. My opinions are my own.