Keep an eye out for this kind of brute force attack

It looks like we can deny access to the XMLRPC file by adding some code to our .htaccess files, but doing that affects pingbacks. I guess it is the cost of being secure.

<files xmlrpc.php>
Order Deny,Allow
Deny from all
</files>

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