Updates - Protect Your BlogYou may well have heard all the buzz online about the attacks on WordPress security. Unfortunately this is no joke, and it needs to be taken very seriously, or all you've built could be hijacked or worse, lost to you.
My first step isn't one you have to take but I was helped by it. I had a fantastic old style pity party. I cried and railed against the evil hackers (that where probably 13 and smarter then me.) And I did before I started my site, what I should have done. And here is where I want you to start. Learn how to protect yourself until you get hacked. The thing about fix wordpress malware plugin and why so many people recommend because it is really easy to learn, it is. Unfortunately, that is also a detriment to the health of our sites. We need to learn how to add a safety fence around our site.
No software system is resistant to bugs and vulnerabilities. Security holes will be discovered and men will do their best to exploit them. Keeping your software up-to-date is a good way once security holes are found, because their products will be fixed by reliable software sellers.
You also need to place the"Anyone Can Register" in Settings/General to away, and you ought to have some type of spam plugin. Akismet is the try this old standby, the one I use, but there are many of them these days.
Black and whitelists phrases based on which area they look within. (unknown/numeric parameters vs. known post bodies, comment bodies, etc.).
The plugin should be updated to stay current with the latest WordPress release, play nice and have WordPress cloning and restore capabilities. The ability to clone your site (in addition to regular backups) can be useful if you ever need to do an offline site redesign, among other things.