How to protect wordpress against xmlrpc-attack.

Lately we have seen a huge increase in attacks against xmlrpc.php in wordpress-installations. This creates problems for other clients on the hosting servers, and for yourself.

To protect yourself against this you can use the following guide:

http://docs.host1.no/wiki/Securing_your_Wordpress_installation (See «bruteforce against xmlrpc.php».)

Add a .htaccess-file to the directory with wordpress (and xmlrpc.php) in it, copy the lines mentioned in the wiki-article into the .htaccess-file and your xmlrpc.php should be protected against any attacks.

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