Many WordPress websites become a victim of hackers due to vulnerabilities in their themes, plugins, or files. There are plenty of plugins and tools you can download to harden WordPress and reduce its chances of getting hacked. These 5 audit logging plugins allow you to keep an eye out for suspicious activities on your site:
WP Security Audit Log: this security audit log plugin allows you to log every activity happening on your site to spot suspicious behavior. It can keep track of user, widget, menu, tag, category, post, and WP core changes.
Sucuri Security: a comprehensive security plugin that can monitor file integrity, activity, and a whole lot more. It can also perform remote malware scans. A premium firewall is available as an option.
Shield: a security plugin that can block brute force attacks, detect malicious file changes, add 2-factor authentication to your site, and maintain an audit trail.
Defender: keeps your site safe from hackers. It can handle brute force attacks and malicious bots. It provides you with vulnerability reports, logs, 2-factor authentication, blacklist monitoring, theme code checker, and a whole lot more.
SecuPress: a security audit WordPress plugin that can limit bad login attempt, detect vulnerable themes and plugins, block bad requests for XML-RPC, and run security tasks. It also logs important activities.
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