Category: wordpress password

Why a strong password policy is so important for your WordPress website

If you’ve been managing a WordPress site for a while, you may be wondering why a strong password policy is so important. Surely, users are aware that they need to use strong passwords? Unfortunately, many users knowingly use weak passwords, putting your WordPress site at risk. There are differing reasons why this continues to occur. […]

Force Strong Passwords on Users to Improve WordPress Security

It is impossible to ignore security when it comes to managing WordPress sites and blogs. In fact many business site administrators choose a secure WordPress web host for their sites. On top of that, they install a WordPress firewall plugin or service, and keep a log of what is happening one their site with a […]

Hacking WordPress websites – capturing WordPress passwords with free tools

This WordPress security tutorial explains how malicious hackers can easily hack your WordPress login by stealing your WordPress username and password to hack into your website using free tools. This tutorial is for educational and awareness purposes, to encourage all WordPress owners to access they WordPress dashboard (admin pages) over an HTTPS (SSL) encrypted connection.

Checking the Password Strength of WordPress Users with WPScan

With WPScan WordPress Security Scanner you can launch a security check to ensure that all your users are using strong WordPress passwords. In this WordPress security tutorial we demonstrate how to use WPScan to launch a brute force security check against a WordPress user account.

How to reset the WordPress password through FTP

If you lost your WordPress administrator password, or you cannot login to the WordPress dashboard and you do not have access to the WordPress MySQL database, or the password reset functionality is not working, it is still possible to change your password through FTP. In this ten step easy to follow guide we will explain […]