Plugin: Limit Login Attempts

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Plugin: Limit Login Attempts

By default WordPress allows unlimited login attempts either through the login page or by sending special cookies. This allows passwords (or hashes) to be brute-force cracked with relative ease. This plugin limits the number of logins for users.

Features

Limit the number of retry attempts when logging in (for each IP). Fully customizable

(WordPress 2.7+) Limit the number of attempts to log in using auth cookies in same way

Informs user about remaining retries or lockout time on login page

Optional logging, optional email notification

Handles server behind reverse proxy

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/limit-login-attempts/

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