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WordPress Database Constantly Crashing? XML-RPC Attacks Likely to Blame

TL;DR

If your WordPress installation has been running fine for a long time and suddenly seeing DB errors such as “Error connecting to database”, your website might be a victim of XML-RPC attacks. Usually assailants can just utilize brute force attacks and bring down the website. You can simply disable XML-RPC features to stop such attacks.

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