goawayxmlrpc.php

Found a plugin that might be useful for people needing to block xml-rpc.php pingbacks. It disables to methods in the xmlrpc api that allow attackers to send pingback data to your WordPress site. I am currently seeing a flood of pingback spam, which is being written into wpdb. I really don’t care for pingbacks especially when this vulnerability is being used as a denial of service.

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Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, there are only a few things to do during the rainy season: code, sleep, shred.