This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Security Ninja Lite


Full version of Security Ninja with 40+ tests is now available for FREE on Please install it NOW. This lite version is no longer maintained.

!!! This lite version is no longer maintained !!!

Visit Security Ninja’s homepage for more details, FAQ and documentation.

  • perform numerous security tests with one click
  • check your site for security vulnerabilities and holes
  • take preventive measures against attacks
  • don’t let script kiddies hack your site
  • prevent 0-day exploit attacks
  • more tests coming with each update

Upgrade Security Ninja to get more than 36 tests, detailed test description, code snippets for fixes and dedicated support.


  • Security Ninja Lite GUI after scan.


Follow the usual routine;

  1. Open WP admin – Plugins – Add New
  2. Enter “Security Ninja Lite” under search and hit Enter
  3. Plugin will show up as the first on the list, click “Install Now”
  4. Scan your site; Tools – Security Ninja Lite

Or if needed, upload manually;

  1. Download the plugin.
  2. Unzip it and upload to wp-content/plugin/
  3. Open WP admin – Plugins and click “Activate” next to the plugin
  4. Scan your site; Tools – Security Ninja Lite


Who is this plugin for?

For just about anyone who cares about their site’s security and doesn’t want to get hacked

It’s not working!!! Arrrrrrrrr

Open a thread in the support forums.

Contributors & Developers

“Security Ninja Lite” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • 2016/09/15
  • trying to get people to move to full version –


  • 2016/08/31
  • last update, no longer maintained
  • full version is now available for free –


  • 2014/09/09
  • upgrade for WP v4.0
  • new tests
  • bug fixes


  • 2013/09/19
  • upgrade for WP v3.6.1 (JS fixes)


  • 2012/12/21
  • added new test


  • 2012/12/17
  • small bug fix


  • 2012/12/12
  • new tests
  • small WP 3.5 fixes


  • 2012/12/04
  • new tests
  • minor bug fix


  • 2012/12/02
  • initial release