How do I protect a WordPress website from hackers?

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jlfoster0427 / 10 Points
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2013-06-28 9:40 am EST
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My page keeps saying it has been blocked due to someone attacking my page. Is their any way to deter this kind of activity? Also why does it happen so much?

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johnpaulb-whh2
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2013-06-28 10:34 am EST
Hello jlfoster0427,

Thank you for your question. Your Wordpress site may be affected by the recent increase in attack attempts. Since Wordpress is commonly used, it can be the target of many attacks.

Here is a link to our guide that covers the Wordpress bruteforce attacks, it contains information on safe measures.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul

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