In our continuing efforts to increase security and improve the performance of our services, we have implemented a new WAF (Web Application Firewall) on all servers with rules that are updated hourly.
The new WAF will assist in protecting against a number of rogue bots, bruteforce attacks, injection attacks, known exploits in common open-source software, and many reconnaissance techniques.
With any WAF there is always a small chance of false positives. If you are experiencing any mysterious issues with your web application that you think might be related, please open a support ticket and we will investigate.
Remember, even the best WAF is no replacement for properly securing and keeping your web applications up to date!
If you haven’t already, read our guide to Improving WordPress Security.