Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of banned_ip


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Timestamp:
Nov 21, 2008, 2:49:03 PM (11 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    55We know this is a pain (and can be a cause of extreme stress), however, we've implemented this behavior because our servers are regularly attacked by hackers who make hundreds of login attempts with a dictionary of passwords in an effort to guess a person's login. By banning an IP address that gets more than three attempts wrong, we can virtually eliminate the threat that this type of attack poses.
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     7If you find yourself unable to connect to your site and you tried to login unsuccessfully three times, please wait a few minutes a try again.