As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, brute force attacks have become a growing concern. To address this issue, AI Spera released a new WordPress plugin called Anti-Brute Force, Login Fraud Detector, also known as Criminal IP FDS (Fraud Detection System), on May 3.
The plugin uses criminal IPan OSINT-based search engine, to provide real-time data and intelligence technology to comprehensively detect and prevent fraudulent login attempts on WordPress websites.
Brute Force Attack, a critical cybersecurity issue
A brute force attack is a trial and error method used to crack a password or encryption key. And brute force attacks are becoming more common as technology advances and more information is stored digitally.
Additionally, with the rise of cloud computing and distributed computing, attackers can also leverage the power of multiple machines to conduct brute force attacks at a much faster rate, which means that even words Passwords considered strong can be hacked in minutes. or hours.
WordPress, an attractive target for attackers
WordPress has become an attractive target for attackers due to its popularity and flexibility as a content management system (CMS) used by millions of websites. Over 75% of websites are built with WordPress.
Hackers often attempt brute force attacks on individual or corporate sites to gain access to important company servers or steal private information.
To avoid detection, they may use methods such as VPNs, IP proxies, or Tor browsers to mask their IP addresses or use unusual hosting IP addresses.
What to expect from the Criminal IP FDS plugin for WordPress
The Criminal IP FDS plugin for WordPress uses the Criminal IP search engine to collect and analyze data about IP addresses around the world, thereby determining if an IP address accessing your WordPress site is malicious.
Once installed, Criminal IP FDS immediately blocks access to any suspicious IP addresses while detecting connection attempts from unusual locations.
Site administrators can access detailed information, including IP addresses subject to login restrictions, their geographical location (country), the reason for the login restriction and the date and time of detection in the list of logins. blocked IP addresses.
The plugin also allows adding specific IP addresses to the whitelist to allow connection. To learn more about Criminal IP FDS, visit the Criminal FDS IP Plugin Page.
How to install Criminal IP FDS on WordPress
To install Criminal IP FDS on WordPress, simply search for “Criminal IP” or “Criminal IP Brute Force” in the search bar of the WordPress Plugin menu.
You can register for a free criminal ip account and find your API key on the My Information page.
Once you have your API key, you can immediately use the Criminal IP FDS plugin by entering your issued API key in the settings tab of the plugin.
Criminal IP and its range of products for every cybersecurity solution
Criminal IP, an OSINT search engine specializing in CTIs, offers various planes with appropriate features.
You can also find its full range of products, all integrated with Criminal IP; Criminal IP ASM (Enterprise Attack Surface Management Solution), Criminal IP SecOps (Security operations based on IP address threat intelligence), Criminal IP Brand (Automatic copyright infringement detection solution).
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