Support » Plugin: Wordfence Security » Version 6.1.16

  • Plugin Author WFSupport


    Greetings all. We have a point release for Wordfence today, version 6.1.16. Thanks for those of you that helped add some really great suggestions! Please update as soon as you are able.

    • Improvement: Now performing malware scanning on all uploaded files in real-time.
    • Improvement: Added Web Application Firewall activity to Wordfence summary email.
    • Fix: Now using 503 response code in the page displayed when an IP is locked out.
    • Fix: wflogs directory is now correctly removed on uninstall.
    • Fix: Fixed recently introduced bug which caused the Whitelisted 404 URLs feature to no longer work.
    • Fix: Added try/catch to uncaught exception thrown when pinging the API key.
    • Improvement: Improved performance of the Live Traffic page in Firefox.
    • Improvement: Updated GeoIP database.

    Thanks everyone for great comments and suggestions. Send any of those you might have to and someone will get back to you.
    Keep in mind, the feedback address is not a place to request support.
    Also, no support questions will be answered in this thread.
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  • Just FYI – the update seemed to occur in a way which triggered Wordfence’s own alert system for modified plugin files.

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