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Wordpress: Best security plugin?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by BigDookie, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. BigDookie

    BigDookie Newbie

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    Any recommendations on the best Wordpress security plugins?
     
  2. ice41

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    Try Better WP Security, tons of features including back up.
     
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  3. BigDookie

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    Just installed Better WP Security, great plugin, thanks for the recommendation.
     
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    spenzo Senior Member

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    As now i days lots of wordpress malicious code injection ...i base 64 attached and span id attach in header.php ,footer.php and index.php . How to prevent those attaches ??

    i am sick and tired of removing those codes everyday
     
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    namepimp Regular Member Premium Member

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    Get better wordpress security, it works and gets the job done!
     
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    just google it and you'll get tons of them or you could use Better WP Security,
     
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    When I had that problem at Hostgator I called customer support who told me where the attack occured and then cleaned it for me. Bluehost is another story, they told me to figure it out myself. :(

    At Bluehost I was restoring from their backup everyday to get rid of the malicious code but soon got tired of even that. I finally (after making my own backups) deleted the entire Wordpress install and I'm in the process of re-installing Wordpress myself. I'm not using the Simple Script (or Fantastico) installer. I'm doing it all myself and I'll be using the Better WP Security with a fresh install. Here is to better days ahead. :)
     
  10. holysymbol

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    perhaps you want to try wpOptimix? It is the best so far compared to the security plugins I have used over the years.
     
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    Good, thanks for the information.
     
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    bulletproof security plugin
     
  13. Varonika

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    as a follow up to my previous post:

    I tried Better WP Security but I don't use Better WP Security anymore... the Better WP Security suggests renaming the wp-content directory for security and this has broken a lot of my other plugins...

    I'm now using Wordfence and I like it better than Better WP Security and Bulletproof Security...
     
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    I'm trying out the WP-Security after noticing numerous brute force attacks against one of my blogs.
     
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    The best WP security plugin is not using WP. :D
     
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    Tried using Better WP Security and noticed that it FUBAR'd a slew of plugins and widgets. Tread lightly with this one.
     
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    In fairness, I want to report back that ii was another plugin not Better WP Security creating the havoc on my system.
     
  18. EvanJones

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    Better WP Security is working problem-free for me. I've had no issues with other plugins upon its installation.
     
  19. WebTronics

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    lol there are tonns of plugins available for it.