XMLRPC or WP-Login: Which do Brute Force Attackers Prefer

XMLRPC or WP-Login: Which do Brute Force Attackers Prefer

At Wordfence we constantly analyze attack patterns to improve the protection our firewall and malware scan provides. We recently took a closer look at brute force attack targets, specifically XMLRPC and wp-login, to gain a deeper understanding of how attackers behave. In WordPress, there are several ways to authenticate, or sign in to, your website.

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