The past few days this website was having a lot of interest from Russia. Over 4,000 “visits” from our friends in Eastern Europe. I think perhaps a blog wrote a raving review about our songs, .. or, .. erhm,.. no. It seems most hits came from a series of ip-adresses to some specific page. The login-section of this website. Trying to ‘hack’ the website. What a waste of bandwith.
If you are from Russia however and like our songs, please feel free to listen. The songs can be found here and here’s a lot of stuff too. If you’re trying to break in to this website, well… There’s not much to find here. Still, we have a login protection and update the software on a regular base. And I’ll take it a step further today. Only my ip-address is allowed to enter the site’s login page.
For those of you interested in how to block unwanted visitors to your WordPress login page this is how it works. Create or edit the .htaccess file on your hosting location (webserver that hosts your website). In it, add something like this:
<Files wp-login.php> order deny,allow Deny from all # whitelist IP address # enter your IP at the xx-markers allow from xx.xxx.xx.xx </Files>
Enjoy a secure login!
Of course you should also keep your band website up-to-date and use a good security plugin, like WP Security.