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Acunetix WP Security

Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities.

Acunetix WP Security plugin is a free and comprehensive security tool that helps you secure your WordPress installation and suggests corrective measures for: securing file permissions, security of the database, version hiding, WordPress admin protection and lots more.

Acunetix WP Security checks your WordPress website/blog for security vulnerabilities and suggests corrective actions such as:

  1. Passwords
  2. File permissions
  3. Database security
  4. Version hiding
  5. WordPress admin protection/security
  6. Removes WP Generator META tag from core code

Requirements

  • WordPress version 3.0 and higher
  • PHP5 (tested with PHP Interpreter >= 5.2.9)

Key security features:

  • MultiSite ready
  • Easy backup of WordPress database for disaster recovery
  • Removal of error-information on login-page
  • Addition of index.php to the wp-content, wp-content/plugins, wp-content/themes and wp-content/uploads directories to prevent directory listings
  • Removal of wp-version, except in admin-area
  • Removal of Really Simple Discovery meta tag
  • Removal of Windows Live Writer meta tag
  • Removal of core update information for non-admins
  • Removal of plugin-update information for non-admins
  • Removal of theme-update information for non-admins (only WP 2.8 and higher)
  • Hiding of wp-version in backend-dashboard for non-admins
  • Removal of version in URLs from scripts and stylesheets only on frontend
  • Reporting of security overview after WordPress blog is scanned
  • Reporting of file permissions following security checks
  • Live traffic tool to monitor your website activity in real time
  • Integrated tool to change the database prefix
  • Disabling of database error reporting (if enabled)
  • Disabling of PHP error reporting

For more information on the Acunetix WP Security plug-in and other WordPress security news, visit the Acunetix Blog and join our Facebook page. Post any questions or feedback on the Acunetix WP Security plug-in forum.

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.1
Last Updated: 2013-11-6
Downloads: 1,361,539

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