6 WordPress Security Check Plugins to Find/Fix Vulnerabilities
WordPress is a pretty secure CMS with regular updates all the time. You will still need to take time to harden it to keep hackers at bay. Here are 5 WordPress security checkers that let you know what you need to work on:
Website Security Check: detects if your site has vulnerabilities that you need to fix. It gives you a detailed report to save you time.
WordFence: a powerful WordPress firewall and security scanner that blocks malicious traffic. It has a malware scanner and offers brute force protection. Its premium version also comes with real-time firewall rule and malware signature updates.
iThemes Security: formerly known as Better WP Security, this plugin has over 30 ways to protect your website. The pro version comes with malware scanner, two-factor authentication, password expiration, and reCAPTCHA to protect your site.
All In One WP Security & Firewall: designed to take your website security to the next level by checking vulnerabilities and enforcing top WordPress security practices. It also has firewall functionality to stop malicious scripts.
WP Common Security Checklist: another plugin that solves common security issues. It can limit login attempts, stop spam, hide admin URL, and disable PHP execution in specific directories.
BulletProof Security: a malware scanner, login security, anti-spam and firewall for WordPress. It comes with extensive logging. The pro version has intrusion detection & prevention, real-time file monitoring, and more advanced features.
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