Using fail2ban to block Wordpress login attempts

If you are being brute force attacked by someone trying to login to your website, more specifically your WordPress blog, you could certainly block them in the firewall by their ip adress, with iptables like this: iptables -A INPUT -s 13.22.33.12 -j DROP However, this gets quite cumbersome to do everytime your site is under attack, so the best solution would be to have an automated blocking system.  This is where fail2ban comes in. Using fail2ban to

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Linode - The best VPS host

A couple of years ago, I was looking for a good place to host a VPS, with this blog, and other stuff. After testing out a couple of known and little known services, I stumbled across Linode. The VPS you get for your money, is absoslutely worth it! They have a pretty powerful starter plan, with 1 GB of ram and 48 GB of storage. Theres great guides and support for setting things up. Great performance, uptime and customer support.

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