Brute force attack on my WP install by someone on my server
I just wanted to know how to report this somewhere. I’ve been slowly getting accustomed to using Digital Ocean as my host (excellent support here in the forums, BTW - I’m getting a LOT of great info, specially on security), and I have a WordPress site I set up a couple of months ago. In addition to fail2ban on the server, I’ve also put in some stuff on my WP site. One of the plugins I’m using logs attempts at brute force attacks. I was going through those logs today, and I was surprised to find a brute force attack on my site from someone on my exact server. The IP address is only a couple of digits from my own (which is what caught my attention - for a few minutes, I actually thought it was my IP address and I freaked out a bit).
Thankfully, everything’s working like it should, but it seems like I should be able to report the IP address of the person trying to get access to my site, since it’s quite obviously a Digital Ocean customer that’s doing it. Anyone know how I can go about reporting this person? or is it just one of those “not much you can do” issues and I should forget about it?
Any advice on what I should do will be appreciated :) Thanks!
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