WordPress is one of the best content management system. Every webmaster love to use WordPress due to its rich features. Not only the webmaster even the normal internet users love to use the sites powered with WordPress. But unfortunately WordPress is also loved by the HACKERS to steal your sensitive information from your WordPress blog.
WordPress provides great security features, but the inbuilt security features are unable to stop hackers from stealing your WordPress account details.These days Hackers are focusing on cracking the admin passwords with brute attacks to get login access into your WordPress site.
The Google’s Spam Master Matt Cutt also Enabled the Two way authentication on the Google Services and Given advice to all the webmasters to enable the Double authentication System to protect the accounts from attacks.Here is blog post by Matt Cutt
Here is a small video on why you should use the double authentication system on your blog and how the Double authentication Works
After watching the above video you might have understood clearly why you need to enable the Double authentication on your Site.
Here are some Best Plugins for WordPress that can protect your WordPress Site from Brute Password attacks.
WordPress Google Authenticator Plugin:-
Let me say you How this plugin is going to work on your site:
When you want to login into your WordPress admin dashboard you will receive a randomly generated code on your registered mobile from the Google authenticate Plugin. You must enter the revived code on your login page in order to get the access to your WordPress dashboard.
Note that the code you receives on your mobile will change for every login. You can activate the plugin by going to the Users menu in your WordPress admin dashboard. And you can also enable the relaxed mode in Google authenticator plugin. This mode will extend some time than the normal time before the code sent expires to enter the code received on your mobile.
Download LINK:- You can get this plugin from the Here
Here is a small video by Robert Vance on google authenticator plugin
WordPress 2-step verification Plugin:
Same like the Google Authentication Plugin but it is a little more easy to handle and to add an extra layer to your WordPress site.
Download Link: You can get these plugin from here
Authy Two Factor Authentication plugin:-
This is a simple and awesome plugin to add the extra double security layer to your WordPress Blog.Adding the Authy plugin to your WordPress is so easy and simple. And Authy provides the simple API for the developers to customize the user experience of the plugin.Authy pugin is available for free of cost for the Blogs and sites less than 1000 users. If your site has more than 1000 users you can get the premium plugin for just 49$.This plugin supports all the version of WordPress.
You can have a look at the video below for more information
Download link: You can get the Authy from Here
Duo Security Plugin
This is simply awesome and easy to use. This is my favorite plugin I love to use this plugin on my Blog. Installing the Duo Security on your blog is so easy you can two mins. You can customize who can use this plugin feature on your site users ( Admins, Editors, and contributors)
This is how you Duo Security Plugin Works:
When you enter the username and the password to login into your account. Duo Security plugin lets you authorize thought the call,message and Duo Push. When you opt to authorize through the call you will receive the call the from the Duo Security you will be verified when you enter any key on your phone and if you opt for the message you will receive the random set of codes. Which you have to enter to get the access to your account.
Video on Duo Security