Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware Scan

Secure your website with the most comprehensive WordPress security plugin. Firewall, malware scan, blocking, live traffic, login security & more.

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Plugin Popularity 3.7
Author Activity 3.5
  • πŸ‘·πŸ» This plugin is actively maintained and contributors are really committed to it!
  • πŸ“₯ Wow! 39,108 people download this plugin eveyday!
  • πŸ‚ Super good!! 80.80% users from more than 2,000,000 active installs are on the latest version!
  • πŸŽ– Shout, shout.. This plugin ranks in the Top 50 plugins.
  • ❀️ Mindblowing! More than 2,010,200 people use plugins from this team.
  • πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ One man show!! Only a single contributor for this plugin.
  • πŸ“’ Aweful or Awesome?? 217 total updates and 217 in just last 12 months. That's a lot!
  • πŸŽ‚ This plugin celebrated it's 6th anniversary 8 months ago.

Description

THE MOST POPULAR WORDPRESS FIREWALL & SECURITY SCANNER

Wordfence includes an endpoint firewall and malware scanner that were built from the ground up to protect WordPress. Our Threat Defense Feed arms Wordfence with the newest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe. Rounded out by a suite of additional features, Wordfence is the most comprehensive WordPress security solution available.

WORDPRESS FIREWALL

  • Web Application Firewall identifies and blocks malicious traffic. Built and maintained by a large team focused 100% on WordPress security.
  • [Premium] Real-time firewall rule and malware signature updates via the Threat Defense Feed (free version is delayed by 30 days).
  • [Premium] Real-time IP Blacklist blocks all requests from the most malicious IPs, protecting your site while reducing load.
  • Protects your site at the endpoint, enabling deep integration with WordPress. Unlike cloud alternatives does not break encryption, cannot be bypassed and cannot leak data.
  • Integrated malware scanner blocks requests that include malicious code or content.
  • Protection from brute force attacks by limiting login attempts, enforcing strong passwords and other login security measures.

WORDPRESS SECURITY SCANNER

  • Malware scanner checks core files, themes and plugins for malware, bad URLs, backdoors, SEO spam, malicious redirects and code injections.
  • [Premium] Real-time malware signature updates via the Threat Defense Feed (free version is delayed by 30 days).
  • Compares your core files, themes and plugins with what is in the WordPress.org repository, checking their integrity and reporting any changes to you.
  • Repair files that have changed by overwriting them with a pristine, original version. Delete any files that don’t belong easily within the Wordfence interface.
  • Checks your site for known security vulnerabilities and alerts you to any issues. Also alerts you to potential security issues when a plugin has been closed or abandoned.
  • Checks your content safety by scanning file contents, posts and comments for dangerous URLs and suspicious content.
  • [Premium] Checks to see if your site or IP have been blacklisted for malicious activity, generating spam or other security issue.

SECURITY TOOLS

  • With Live Traffic, monitor visits and hack attempts not shown in other analytics packages in real time; including origin, their IP address, the time of day and time spent on your site.
  • [Premium] Stop brute force attacks permanently by using two factor authentication, one of the most secure forms of remote system authentication available.
  • Block attackers by IP or build advanced rules based on IP Range, Hostname, User Agent and Referrer. [Premium] Country blocking available with Wordfence Premium.