WordPress website protection

WordPress website security, protection and prevention includes preventing brute force login attempts, comment spam and form spam, keeping regular backups and having a secure maintenance mode. Additional security includes scanning and fixing code vulnerabilities and a firewall to prevent malicious code actions.

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May 282012
 
Wordfence Security

[ls_content_block slug="recommended-wp-plugin-template"] Wordfence Security is my preferred solution. It has an easy and automated scanner that check for malicious code and can compare the WordPress, Theme and Plugins files with the original WordPress library, allow you to view the differences and revert to original version of file or delete it. Wordfence has a firewall preventing malicious scripts from operating, a built in traffic log which allows you to block bad IP addresses, a method to automatically limit fake crawlers and limit and block login attempts by hackers.

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