Wordfence Security – Firewall, Malware Scan, and Login Security

Wordfence Security – Firewall, Malware Scan, and Login Security on WordPress Pulgin

<h3>THE MOST POPULAR WORDPRESS FIREWALL &amp; SECURITY SCANNER</h3> <p>WordPress security requires a team of dedicated analysts researching the latest malware variants and WordPress exploits, turning them into firewall rules and malware signatures, and releasing those to customers in real-time. Wordfence is widely acknowledged as the number one WordPress security research team in the World. Our plugin provides a comprehensive suite of security features, and our team&#8217;s research is what powers our plugin and provides the level of security that we are known for.</p> <p>At Wordfence, WordPress security isn&#8217;t a division of our business &#8211; WordPress security is all we do. We employ a global 24 hour dedicated incident response team that provides our priority customers with a 1 hour response time for any security incident. The sun never sets on our global security team and we run a sophisticated threat intelligence platform to aggregate, analyze and produce ground breaking security research on the newest security threats.</p> <p>Wordfence Security includes an endpoint firewall, malware scanner, robust login security features, live traffic views, and more. Our Threat Defense Feed arms Wordfence with the newest firewall rules, malware signatures and malicious IP addresses it needs to keep your website safe. Rounded out by 2FA and a suite of additional features, Wordfence is the most comprehensive WordPress security solution available.</p> <h4>WORDPRESS FIREWALL</h4> <ul> <li>Web Application Firewall identifies and blocks malicious traffic. Built and maintained by a large team focused 100% on WordPress security.</li> <li>[Premium] Real-time firewall rule and malware signature updates via the Threat Defense Feed (free version is delayed by 30 days).</li> <li>[Premium] Real-time IP Blocklist blocks all requests from the most malicious IPs, protecting your site while reducing load.</li> <li>Protects your site at the endpoint, enabling deep integration with WordPress. Unlike cloud alternatives does not break encryption, cannot be bypassed and cannot leak data.</li> <li>Integrated malware scanner blocks requests that include malicious code or content.</li> <li>Protection from brute force attacks by limiting login attempts.</li> </ul> <h4>WORDPRESS SECURITY SCANNER</h4> <ul> <li>Malware scanner checks core files, themes and plugins for malware, bad URLs, backdoors, SEO spam, malicious redirects and code injections.</li> <li>[Premium] Real-time malware signature updates via the Threat Defense Feed (free version is delayed by 30 days).</li> <li>Compares your core files, themes and plugins with what is in the WordPress.org repository, checking their integrity and reporting any changes to you.</li> <li>Repair files that have changed by overwriting them with a pristine, original version. Delete any files that don’t belong easily within the Wordfence interface.</li> <li>Checks your site for known security vulnerabilities and alerts you to any issues. Also alerts you to potential security issues when a plugin has been closed or abandoned.</li> <li>Checks your content safety by scanning file contents, posts and comments for dangerous URLs and suspicious content.</li> <li>[Premium] Checks to see if your site or IP have been blocklisted for malicious activity, generating spam or other security issue.</li> </ul> <h4>LOGIN SECURITY</h4> <ul> <li>Two-factor authentication (2FA), one of the most secure forms of remote system authentication available via any TOTP-based authenticator app or service.</li> <li>Login Page CAPTCHA stops bots from logging in.</li> <li>Disable or add 2FA to XML-RPC.</li> <li>Block logins for administrators using known compromised passwords.</li> </ul> <h4>WORDFENCE CENTRAL</h4> <ul> <li>Wordfence Central is a powerful and efficient way to manage the security for multiple sites in one place.</li> <li>Efficiently assess the security status of all your websites in one view. View detailed security findings without leaving Wordfence Central.</li> <li>Powerful templates make configuring Wordfence a breeze.</li> <li>Highly configurable alerts can be delivered via email, SMS or Slack. Improve the signal to noise ratio by leveraging severity level options and a daily digest option.</li> <li>Track and alert on important security events including administrator logins, breached password usage and surges in attack activity.</li> <li>Free to use for unlimited sites.</li> </ul> <h4>SECURITY TOOLS</h4> <ul> <li>With Live Traffic, monitor visits and hack attempts not shown in other analytics packages in real time; including origin, their IP address, the time of day and time spent on your site.</li> <li>Block attackers by IP or build advanced rules based on IP Range, Hostname, User Agent and Referrer. </li> <li>Country blocking available with Wordfence Premium.</li> </ul>

Release History

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Version Date Stability
7.9.2 Mar 27, 2023 stable
7.9.1 Mar 1, 2023 stable
7.9.0 Feb 14, 2023 stable
7.8.2 Jan 27, 2023 stable
7.8.1 Dec 13, 2022 stable
7.8.0 Nov 28, 2022 stable
7.7.1 Oct 26, 2022 stable
7.7.0 Oct 3, 2022 stable
7.6.2 Sep 19, 2022 stable
7.6.1 Sep 6, 2022 stable
7.6.0 Jul 28, 2022 stable
7.5.11 Jun 14, 2022 stable
7.5.10 May 17, 2022 stable
7.5.9 Mar 22, 2022 stable
7.5.8 Feb 1, 2022 stable
7.5.7 Jan 19, 2022 stable
7.5.6 Oct 18, 2021 stable
7.5.5 Aug 16, 2021 stable
7.5.4 Jul 15, 2021 stable
7.5.3 May 10, 2021 stable
7.5.2 Mar 24, 2021 stable
7.5.1 Mar 24, 2021 stable
7.5.0 Mar 24, 2021 stable
7.4.14 Mar 3, 2021 stable
7.4.12 Oct 21, 2020 stable
7.4.11 Aug 27, 2020 stable
7.4.10 Aug 5, 2020 stable
7.4.9 Jul 8, 2020 stable
7.4.8 Jun 16, 2020 stable
7.4.7 Apr 23, 2020 stable
7.4.6 Mar 27, 2020 stable
7.4.5 Jan 16, 2020 stable
7.4.4 Jan 14, 2020 stable
7.4.3 Jan 13, 2020 stable
7.4.2 Dec 3, 2019 stable
7.4.1 Nov 6, 2019 stable
7.4.0 Aug 22, 2019 stable
7.3.6 Jul 31, 2019 stable
7.3.5 Jul 16, 2019 stable
7.3.4 Jun 17, 2019 stable
7.3.3 Jun 11, 2019 stable
7.3.2 May 16, 2019 stable
7.3.1 May 14, 2019 stable
7.2.5 Apr 18, 2019 stable
7.2.4 Mar 26, 2019 stable
7.2.3 Feb 28, 2019 stable
7.2.2 Feb 14, 2019 stable
7.2.1 Feb 5, 2019 stable
7.1.20 Jan 8, 2019 stable
7.1.19 Jan 8, 2019 stable
7.1.18 Dec 4, 2018 stable
7.1.17 Nov 6, 2018 stable
7.1.16 Oct 16, 2018 stable
7.1.15 Oct 1, 2018 stable
7.1.14 Oct 1, 2018 stable
7.1.12 Sep 12, 2018 stable
7.1.11 Aug 21, 2018 stable
7.1.10 Jul 31, 2018 stable
7.1.9 Jul 12, 2018 stable
7.1.8 Jun 26, 2018 stable
7.1.7 Jun 5, 2018 stable
7.1.6 May 22, 2018 stable
7.1.5 May 22, 2018 stable
7.1.4 May 2, 2018 stable
7.1.3 Apr 18, 2018 stable
7.1.2 Apr 4, 2018 stable
7.1.1 Mar 20, 2018 stable
7.1.0 Mar 1, 2018 stable
7.0.5 Feb 14, 2018 stable
7.0.4 Feb 12, 2018 stable
7.0.3 Feb 12, 2018 stable
7.0.2 Jan 31, 2018 stable
7.0.1 Jan 24, 2018 stable
6.3.22 Nov 30, 2017 stable
6.3.21 Nov 1, 2017 stable
6.3.20 Oct 12, 2017 stable
6.3.19 Sep 20, 2017 stable
6.3.18 Sep 7, 2017 stable
6.3.17 Aug 24, 2017 stable
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6.3.14 Jul 17, 2017 stable
6.3.12 Jun 28, 2017 stable
6.3.11 Jun 15, 2017 stable
6.3.10 Jun 1, 2017 stable
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6.3.7 Apr 25, 2017 stable
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6.3.3 Mar 9, 2017 stable
6.3.2 Feb 23, 2017 stable
6.3.1 Feb 7, 2017 stable
6.3.0 Jan 26, 2017 stable
6.2.10 Jan 12, 2017 stable
6.2.9 Dec 27, 2016 stable
6.2.8 Dec 12, 2016 stable
6.2.7 Dec 1, 2016 stable
6.2.6 Nov 17, 2016 stable
6.2.5 Nov 9, 2016 stable
6.2.4 Nov 9, 2016 stable
6.2.3 Oct 26, 2016 stable
6.2.2 Oct 12, 2016 stable
6.2.1 Oct 11, 2016 stable
6.2.0 Sep 27, 2016 stable
6.1.17 Sep 9, 2016 stable
6.1.16 Sep 8, 2016 stable
6.1.15 Aug 25, 2016 stable
6.1.14 Aug 11, 2016 stable
6.1.12 Jul 26, 2016 stable
6.1.11 Jul 25, 2016 stable
6.1.10 Jun 22, 2016 stable
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6.1.8 May 26, 2016 stable
6.1.7 May 10, 2016 stable
6.1.6 May 9, 2016 stable
6.1.5 Apr 28, 2016 stable
6.1.4 Apr 20, 2016 stable
6.1.3 Apr 14, 2016 stable
6.1.2 Apr 12, 2016 stable
6.1.1 Apr 12, 2016 stable
6.0.25 Mar 28, 2016 stable
6.0.24 Feb 3, 2016 stable
6.0.23 Jan 20, 2016 stable
6.0.22 Dec 18, 2015 stable
6.0.21 Dec 4, 2015 stable
6.0.20 Oct 8, 2015 stable
6.0.19 Oct 7, 2015 stable
6.0.18 Oct 7, 2015 stable
6.0.17 Sep 14, 2015 stable
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6.0.12 Jul 28, 2015 stable
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6.0.7 Jun 15, 2015 stable
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6.0.5 Jun 1, 2015 stable
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6.0.3 May 21, 2015 stable
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6.0.1 May 20, 2015 stable
5.3.12 Apr 22, 2015 stable
5.3.11 Apr 7, 2015 stable
5.3.10 Apr 6, 2015 stable
5.3.9 Apr 6, 2015 stable
5.3.8 Mar 20, 2015 stable
5.3.7 Mar 19, 2015 stable
5.3.6 Jan 26, 2015 stable
5.3.5 Jan 19, 2015 stable
5.3.4 Dec 21, 2014 stable
5.3.3 Nov 20, 2014 stable
5.3.2 Nov 18, 2014 stable
5.3.1 Nov 11, 2014 stable
5.2.9 Nov 5, 2014 stable
5.2.8 Oct 31, 2014 stable
5.2.7 Oct 15, 2014 stable
5.2.6 Sep 29, 2014 stable
5.2.5 Sep 20, 2014 stable
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5.2.3 Sep 12, 2014 stable
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5.2.1 Aug 25, 2014 stable
5.1.9 Aug 17, 2014 stable
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5.1.6 Jul 23, 2014 stable
5.1.5 Jul 5, 2014 stable
5.1.4 Jun 24, 2014 stable
5.1.2 Jun 12, 2014 stable
5.1.1 Jun 6, 2014 stable
5.0.9 May 28, 2014 stable
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5.0.3 Apr 11, 2014 stable
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5.0.1 Apr 7, 2014 stable
4.0.3 Feb 4, 2014 stable
4.0.2 Feb 4, 2014 stable
4.0.1 Jan 23, 2014 stable
3.9.1 Jan 20, 2014 stable
3.8.9 Dec 12, 2013 stable
3.8.8 Nov 7, 2013 stable
3.8.7 Oct 25, 2013 stable
3.8.6 Oct 21, 2013 stable
3.8.5 Oct 3, 2013 stable
3.8.4 Sep 30, 2013 stable
3.8.3 Aug 28, 2013 stable
3.8.2 Aug 28, 2013 stable
3.8.1 Jul 19, 2013 stable
3.7.2 May 24, 2013 stable
3.7.1 May 24, 2013 stable
3.6.9 May 15, 2013 stable
3.6.8 May 6, 2013 stable
3.6.7 Apr 19, 2013 stable
3.6.6 Apr 17, 2013 stable
3.6.5 Mar 21, 2013 stable
3.6.4 Mar 21, 2013 stable
3.6.3 Mar 21, 2013 stable
3.6.1 Mar 18, 2013 stable
3.5.2 Jan 19, 2013 stable
3.5.1 Dec 12, 2012 stable
3.4.5 Dec 8, 2012 stable
3.4.4 Nov 19, 2012 stable
3.4.1 Nov 13, 2012 stable
3.3.7 Oct 19, 2012 stable
3.3.6 Oct 19, 2012 stable
3.3.5 Oct 17, 2012 stable
3.3.4 Oct 17, 2012 stable
3.3.3 Oct 16, 2012 stable
3.3.2 Oct 15, 2012 stable
3.2.7 Sep 3, 2012 stable
3.2.6 Aug 31, 2012 stable
3.2.5 Aug 30, 2012 stable
3.2.4 Aug 30, 2012 stable
3.2.3 Aug 30, 2012 stable
3.2.1 Aug 28, 2012 stable
3.1.6 Aug 21, 2012 stable
3.1.4 Aug 7, 2012 stable
3.1.2 Aug 6, 2012 stable
3.1.1 Jul 31, 2012 stable
3.1.0 Jul 30, 2012 stable
3.0.9 Jul 29, 2012 stable
3.0.8 Jul 10, 2012 stable
3.0.7 Jul 9, 2012 stable
3.0.6 Jul 8, 2012 stable
3.0.5 Jul 4, 2012 stable
3.0.4 Jun 30, 2012 stable
3.0.3 Jun 26, 2012 stable
3.0.2 Jun 20, 2012 stable
2.1.5 Jun 14, 2012 stable
2.1.4 Jun 11, 2012 stable
2.1.3 Jun 5, 2012 stable
2.1.2 Jun 4, 2012 stable
2.1.1 Jun 4, 2012 stable
2.1.0 Jun 3, 2012 stable
2.0.7 May 24, 2012 stable
2.0.6 May 23, 2012 stable
2.0.5 May 12, 2012 stable
2.0.3 May 10, 2012 stable
2.0.2 May 9, 2012 stable
2.0.1 May 9, 2012 stable
1.5.6 May 1, 2012 stable