[wp-hackers] Limit Login Attempts

Sam Hotchkiss sam at hotchkissconsulting.net
Wed Apr 24 11:53:40 UTC 2013

On Monday, April 22, 2013 at 5:11 PM, Chris Williams wrote:

> If he's only logging failed login attempts, I would think a) it wouldn't
> harm you performing a valid login (since that wouldn't be logged), and b)
> a delay in response to a failed login would be a good thing... Slow those
> puppies down.

Correct, API calls are only made:
The first time a given IP attempts to access your login page (we check to see if it's a known attacker, if not, the IP gets whitelisted and not re-checked until they have a failed login)
When a failed login attempt is made
When you visit the plugin settings page (it re-verifies your API key)

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