I’m migrating away from the old wordpress page to something static - I was updating that installation more often than I was posting new content. Also I’m not going to miss comment spam - if you want to tell me something you can still shoot me an email.
An unsecured phpMyAdmin is one of the biggest security risk on most servers. First we create all users as username@localhost, then we open up a webinterface, allowing everybody to login as “@localhost”.
Great, isn’t it?
So let’s use our old buddy fail2ban to reduce this risk quite a bit.
Block a user’s IP for a certain amount of time after several failed logins.