security

October 24th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

Many of us have had to deal with hackers and malicious bots attacking our sites in the past. You can always use .htaccess or NGINX directives and other tools to get a handle on this issue. These bad bot blocking plugins can also prove useful:

iThemes Security: one of the best security plugins around. It gives you plenty of ways to lock down your site and stop attacks. You will be able to detect and block annoying bots and monitor your filesystem for unauthorized changes. [click to continue…]

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August 10th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

WordPress is a pretty secure platform but it can still get hacked if you are not careful. Monitoring your site for file changes, protecting your login pages, updating themes/plugins, and preventing malicious requests are just a few ways to protect your site. WProtect is a plugin that checks your plugins and themes to let you know if there are any vulnerabilities.

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March 26th in Wordpress Plugins by .

WordPress sites are hacked and attacked all the time. You may not be able to stop every hack attack, but you can minimize your risk by hiding what you are running on your server. WP Hide & Security Enhancer is one plugin for the job. It hides your files, themes, and plugins paths from being shown.

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January 30th in Wordpress Plugins by .

Popular WordPress websites are a victim of brute force attacks, spam, and malicious requests all the time. While WordPress is a fairly secure platform right out of the box, there are many plugins you can use to harden it. Access Watch for WordPress lets you approach WordPress security in a more proactive fashion.

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December 27th in Plugin Lists, Wordpress Plugins by .

Running plugins with vulnerabilities is one way to get your site hacked. Not everyone spends time to keep up with WordPress security news on a daily basis though. These 6 plugins help you identify and remove plugins with vulnerabilities fast:

Look-See-Security-Scanner

Look-See Security Scanner: this plugin verifies the integrity of core WordPress plugins. Checks uploaded themes and plugins against WPScan vulnerabilities. [click to continue…]

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