Been annoyed by the recent barrage of brute force password recovery attacks. In WordPress you can block these kind of attacks by turning off password recovery. Now this is obviously not for everyone as you will not be able to reset your password if you ever lose it. And that would mean adjusting the code to reactivate this or do some cool database tweaks with knowledge of password hashing and or other stuff like salts and whatnot. But I can manage. So I added

// Block Password Recovery
function disable_reset_lost_password()
{
return false;
}
add_filter( 'allow_password_reset', 'disable_reset_lost_password');

to functions.php

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