Nobody wants a hacked website. I’ve been using Wordfence Free Security plugin on several websites for about 6 months now and am very pleased with it and the feedback it offers. I was astounded by the number of hacking attempts thwarted by it on all the websites, especially that 99% were from foreign countries. Below is a recent update from their newsletter:
We shared the details of two high severity vulnerabilties in the Squirrly SEO plugin with the author on Friday. Fixes were released this morning. Check out our blog for the details of the vulnerabilities and what actions to take if you’re running the Squirrly SEO plugin on your website.
Wordfence Founder & CEO
The Wordfence team of security experts will clean the infection, remove malicious content and provide a detailed report of their findings (includes a 1 year Wordfence Premium license). GET HELP.
If you would like to get Wordfence for your WordPress website, simply go to your “Plugin” menu, click “add new” and search for “wordfence”.
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