Ask Wordfence: Why Is an Insignificant Site Like Mine Being Attacked?

This question came in from Keith, a Premium Wordfence customer. We’ve dealt with this question a few times in different ways on the blog, but pulling it all together sounds like a great post. Let’s dive in! At a high level, an attacker views a vulnerable website as a juicy collection of resources that they…

Ask Wordfence: Should I Permanently Block IPs That I See Wordfence Blocking?

This is the fifth installment in a new series we started last month called Ask Wordfence. You can access previous posts here. Today’s question comes from Brooke in Harrisonburg: When I see IPs blocked by firewall, or blocked for trying to log in, is there a benefit to permanently blocking them, one by one, or is…

Ask Wordfence: How to Limit Security Risks From Plugins

This is the fourth installment in a new series we started last month. You can access previous posts here. Today’s question comes from Michela in Pordenone, Italy: Plugins are necessary for enhanced functionality of each WP site but the more plugins we add the higher the risk to potential threats. How can we limit this risk…