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WordPress Firewall

This WordPress plugin investigates web requests with simple WordPress-specific heuristics to identify and stop most obvious attacks. There exist a few

What does this thing actually do?

Lots of stuff - here's the list:

  • Detect, intecept, and log suspicious-looking parameters — and prevent them compromising WordPress.
  • Also protect most WordPress plugins from the same attacks.
  • Optionally configure as the first plugin to load for maximum security.
  • Respond with an innocuous-looking 404, or a home page redirect.
  • Optionally send an email to you with a useful dump of information upon blocking a potential attack.
  • Turn on or off directory traversal attack detection.
  • Turn on or off SQL injection attack detection.
  • Turn on or off WordPress-specific SQL injection attack detection.
  • Turn on or off blocking executable file uploads.
  • Turn on or off remote arbitrary code injection detection.
  • Add whitelisted IPs.
  • Add additional whitelisted pages and/or fields within such pages to allow above to get through when desirable.

Requires: 2.6.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 2.8
Last Updated: 2009-8-12
Downloads: 28,871

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