All popular websites have to deal with hack attacks and security threats all the time. DDoS attacks are quite common and can cost you a ton of money if you are not prepared. We have already covered plenty of plugins and tools that can help you deal with this type of threat. Protection Against DDoS can also help. It denies access to xmlrpc or RSS feeds pages.
The plugin has a simple user interface. You can pick and choose which files to restrict in the backend. You can also redirect denied requests to a specific URL. CloudFlare users can also use this plugin to deny access from certain countries. Protection Against DDoS doesn’t stop all attacks but could prove help against brute force attacks.