Castaways WordPress Brute Force Attack

While investigating performance issues on our shared hosting server, Castaways, we have recognized a brute force attack focused on sites utilizing WordPress. To help mitigate the attack, our Platform Administration Team has disabled access to the file “wp-login.php” login for 24 hours.

Once this is lifted, we recommend that you change your default user (admin) to something more unique and reset your password to maintain the security of your installation.

For tips on how to help secure your WordPress installation, please review the following article:

If you have any questions, please contact our support team at 1-877-215-HOST (4678) or submit an email by logging into

Thank you for your patience.

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