Hide the Version of WordPress to Improve Security, or NOT?

Discussion in 'Cloaking and Content Generators' started by foleymon, Jan 22, 2014.

  1. foleymon

    foleymon Registered Member

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    Good article.
    TL;DR: Does hiding the version of your WordPress installation or obscuring WordPress really protect your blog or website from malicious hacker attacks? Or is this just a security ?gimmick?? Does it improve the security of your WordPress? The answer is no, or better, in most cases it won?t protect your WordPress from automated mass malicious hacker attacks.
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    more here.
    http://www.wpwhitesecurity.com/wordpress-security/hide-wordpress-version-does-it-matter/
     
  2. durchi

    durchi Regular Member

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    Just use a combo of .htaccess + .htpasswd to secure your wp-admin, no other tools needed.