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Are WordPress themes and plugins controlled for malicious codes?
Generally, no. The themes and plugins hosted here at wordpress.org go through a very strict inspection process that (among other things) guarantees them to be free of malicious code.
But, that doesn’t mean that you can’t be tricked into downloading a theme or plugin elsewhere that contains malicious code. If you’re ever concerned, install and run this plugin: