Sucuri is the multi-functioned high profile security plugins which help you to notify the login attempts via email or other means. It helps to detect the malware or any malicious virus codes and clean it on time. It can be scheduled to check your entire website in hours, days or weeks. It provides complete security to WordPress blogs. This plugin usually includes all the security options so you do not have to install any other security plugin, also using too many plugins will slow down your website.
- Login LockDown
This plugin is used to protect your website from brute force attacks. Brute force attacks usually attempt a thousand times to login to your dashboard using the different password combinations. Once they get the right one, they’ll take it all. Login LockDown
helps your website to limit the login attempts so that you can only login once, twice or thrice. You can set the number of login attempts to be made while logging in. It automatically blocks the IP which will try to fake login more than 2-3 times in the dashboard.
- WP Security Scan
WP security scan is the free WordPress plugin easily available in the WordPress plugin directory. It helps the user to easily monitor the login attempts via email, password change notifications also helps to optimize the website data. It helps you to change the login form links and other secure area by changing their directory or names. It can be programmed to change the .htaccess and other secure files so that it cannot be shown publicly.
The Wordfence WordPress security plugin provides free enterprise-class WordPress security, protecting your website from hacks and malware. It helps to scan the viruses and malware data in your wp directories and files. This is the most popular security plugin for WordPress. Wordfence starts by checking if your site is already infected or not. If it has been infected it scans it and clears all the complications in your blog. It is a free plugin and also has an open-source license. Its features usually include:
- Blocking Features
- Login Security
- Security Scanning
- WordPress Firewall
- Monitoring & Caching
Last but not the least plugin which is very very important for every blogging website. The attackers are inventing new techniques daily to hack the growing blogs. This is a web server based plugin for checking the spam comments on your blog. When any hacker post a spam comment on your blog, Akismet
will check and verify that whether it is infected or not. It automatically checks all comments and filters the spam one. Comment hacking was newly discovered in the hacking technique. If someone post that code in your blog and you saw it mistakenly, they will get the .htaccess of your website from which they can easily reveal the Username and Password of your wp-admin dashboard.