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Failed login attempt alert

Have call GD and nothings seems to be suspicious BUT I get multiple emails notifying me of 12, 14 16 (or more) failed login attempts   "(4 lockout(s)) from IP 142.93.230.149 Last user attempted: admin IP was blocked for 24 hours

This notification was sent automatically via Limit Login Attempts Reloaded Plugin. This is installed on your WordPress site.

 

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PL281
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@lrburton1023 

 

This is because a bot or person is attempted to "hack" into your site - I suggest 

1) making sure you don't have a user "admin"

2) install the free version of WordFence which can help block known IPs of spam / hackers

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PL281
Super User IV

@lrburton1023 

 

This is because a bot or person is attempted to "hack" into your site - I suggest 

1) making sure you don't have a user "admin"

2) install the free version of WordFence which can help block known IPs of spam / hackers

I am a GoDaddy End User - Just Like You
Check out my site! | I currently manage over 300 WordPress Websites
* Please note that I offer free advice on this forum. Thank You Info If you would like personalized help, please contact me. Otherwise, please ask your question in the proper forum so the answer can assist EVERYONE in the community and not just you. Thanks! *

Once your issue is resolved,
please be sure to come back and click accept for the solution

Get Better Support on the Community Boards!
Etiquette When Asking for Help from the Community

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