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Hi,the brute force attacks against WordPress sites just doesn't end, hackers are constantly recruiting new blogs for their 'Zombie' army, which side on you on?Make sure you're not part of the 'Walking Dead' Here"Botnets" use hundreds of thousands of unique IP addresses (from compromised/hacked 'Zombie' computers across the world) to attack hosts across the globe, specifically targeting WP Blogs.Brute force attacks against WordPress have trebled in recent months!!!Even big web hosts have been warning their customers about this, some have even had to take drastic measures to keep their servers and their customers sites up and running, even so far as to globally disable access to wp-login.php on sites, so their owners are locked out until the host can put a better solution in place.Botnet's like this mainly target /wp-login.php and /wp-admin to try and get access using brute force, and obviously the main target for login attempts is the default username "admin".Does your blog login use the username "admin"..?The top passwords targeted include some fairly obvious one's, make sure you're not using something as weak as any of these:admin12345666666611111112345678qwerty1234567password12345123123qwe123admin12345qwe123698741231231234qwer1234abcd123654123qwe123qwe123abc3123qweasd123abc12312345qwert if you are using something like this then you may already be hacked...so what about some practical advice...The most important thing you can do right now is:1. Make sure you have a super strong password2. check this out for a complete WordPress Security Plugin Suite to secure your blog now:Extras Tips:1. delete any unused plugins and themes2. setup an "admin" that doesn't use the name "admin", and delete the one that does3. make sure all your plugins, themes and version of WP are up to dateNote: If you provide SEO or website services to clients you can even use these premium plugins to offer a high value service to your clients...Hit the button below to get this sorted today: Click Here To See For Yourself Now! Cheers, Matt Garrett How To Get In Touch:Support: support@gazmat.comBlog: MattGarrett.comProducts: MattG.comMedia Library: HomeBusinessReport.comFacebook: Facebook.com/MattGarrett.comTwitter: Twitter.com/MattGarrett/ Share: Why Am I Receiving This Newsletter?You're receiving this email because you bought one of our products orone of our partners products on JVZooOur goal is to share with you our amazing and valuable content, reviews, discount and product reviews to help your become the highly profitable marketer you deserve to be!If you no longer wish to receive this newsletter then simply use the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of this email.Too Many Emails? Try our Private Weekly Summary Newsletter: http://mat1.com/private/​​​​​​​All Content in this email is Copyright © GazMat Publishing Ltd. and may not be republished in any format without express permission.

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