The image above is from one of my client’s websites, with the free version of the Wordfence Security plugin installed. In the past week alone, there have been 29 attempts to login to the site using ‘admin’. Fortunately, when I installed Wordfence, I set it up to IMMEDIATELY block anyone trying to do this, along with a number of other common risky usernames.
Hackers don’t care who you are.
Hackers don’t care about the size of your site.
Please don’t make the mistake of thinking – my site is too small, insignificant etc. These hacks are automated and size doesn’t matter!
If you are using something like:
Please do yourself a favour and get it changed.
Don’t know how?
I’ve written a separate article to show you just how easy it is to do: “How To Change Username In WordPress”