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Acunetix WP Security

Scans your WordPress installation for security vulnerabilities.

4.0.3

  • New Feature: Added support for MultiSite
  • New Feature: Added the WP file scan tool for checking the core WP files for modification date
  • New Feature: Added geo location to Live traffic tool
  • New Feature: Added ip lookup to Live Traffic tool
  • New Feature: Added support for deleting the database backup files
  • New Feature: Added the link to the plugin's settings page in the plugins page
  • New Feature: Live traffic tool can now be enabled/disabled from the settings page
  • New Alerts: Two new security checks were added for the install.php and upgrade.php files from wp-admin directory
  • Update: Improved the Live Traffic code and functionality
  • Update: Fixed the broken path to wp-config.php file
  • Update: Improved the Dashboard's UI
  • Update: When running in a MultiSite installation, the plugin can only be "Network activated"
  • Fixed bug when the ReflectionClass is not available.
  • Fixed various bugs reported in the forums

4.0.2

  • New Feature: Added support for MultiSite
  • New Feature: Added the WP file scan tool for checking the core WP files for modification date
  • New Feature: Added geo location to Live traffic tool
  • New Feature: Added ip lookup to Live Traffic tool
  • New Feature: Added support for deleting the database backup files
  • New Feature: Added the link to the plugin's settings page in the plugins page
  • New Feature: Live traffic tool can now be enabled/disabled from the settings page
  • New Alerts: Two new security checks were added for the install.php and upgrade.php files from wp-admin directory
  • Update: Improved the Live Traffic code and functionality
  • Update: Fixed the broken path to wp-config.php file
  • Update: Improved the Dashboard's UI
  • Update: When running in a MultiSite installation, the plugin can only be "Network activated"
  • Fixed bug when the ReflectionClass is not available.
  • Fixed various bugs reported in the forums

4.0.1

  • Fixed the LiveTraffic bug

4.0.0

  • Complete core update
  • Added live traffic functionality
  • Added check for the wp-config.php file one level above if not found in the install directory
  • Fixed broken functionalities
  • Security settings are now configurable

3.1.0

  • Removed the registration requirement

v3.0.9

  • New feature: Added tooltips to the most important sections of the System Information box
  • Update: Added 'nonce' fields to forms where needed (thanks to julio from boiteaweb.fr)
  • Update: Updated the deprecated function call get_bloginfo('siteurl') to get_bloginfo('url')
  • Update: Updated paths to external resources such as javascript and css files for ssl compatibility
  • Update: Updated validation for plug-in form fields (email address, user name, target id, etc.)
  • Update: Enhanced the input validation for the Change Database Prefix tool
  • Update: Plugin settings are now accessible only by WordPress administrators
  • Update: Improved user-rights retrieval in the WordPress database

v3.0.8

  • New feature: Option to open / close WebsiteDefender dashboard widget
  • Update: More help resource links
  • Update: Internal code updates

v3.0.7

  • BugFix: The bug reported about ALTER rights retrieval has been addressed
  • Update: Code cleanup
  • Update: Minor internal updates

v3.0.6

  • Feature: The WebsiteDefender RSS widget added to the admin dashboard
  • Update: The plug-in has been made compatible with Secure WP and WebsiteDefender WordPress Security
  • Update: The plug-in can be safe used in a Multi User WP environment
  • Bugfix: Fixed the bug related to the database ALTER rights retrieval
  • BugFix: Fixed the version information script

v3.0.5 (07/20/2011)

  • Bugfix: Updated the links to websitedefender.com

v3.0.4 (07/20/2011)

  • Update: the plug-in has been made compatible with Secure WP plug-in

v3.0.3 (07/14/2011)

  • Bugfix: Fixed the code error in the change database prefix feature
  • Update: More code cleanup

v3.0.2 (07/11/2011)

  • Feature: Enabled automatic database table prefix rename feature
  • Feature: Database backup functionality used in databse renaming tables
  • Feature: Included more documentation / links for a number of features
  • Feature: Prevent blog owner from changing table prefix if the wp-config.php file is not writable
  • Update: Updated several error messages text (user friendly)
  • Update: major code cleanup
  • Bugfix: Fixed a number of bugs in the database tables rename utility

v3.0.1 (03/24/2011)

  • Regression: Temporarily disabled database change feature
  • Fixed: Resolved conflict with plugins using the reCAPTCHA library
  • Bugfix: Fixed CSS image background not showing corectly

v3.0.0 (03/22/2011)

  • Feature: Release new stable version
  • Feature: Rebranding of the plugin
  • Feature: Integrated WebsiteDefender.com registration in Settings

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: 1,396,527

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