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Protecting login into Joomla! administration area

It is very easy to identify a site built with Joomla!. Once you know that the site is built with Joomla!, you also know where is the administration area. Hackers may try to login to Joomla! administration area by typing its URL, such as http://www.yourdomain.com/administrator. Once the URL of administration area is known, the hackers only need to crack the administrative username and password.   You may think about hardening security of your site adding some extra checks in this login system. In this recipe I am going to show you how you can add another security layer to Joomla! administration […]