Identify WordPress plugins with vulnerabilities

Running plugins with vulnerabilities is one way of hacking your site. But not every WordPress developer spends the time to keep up with security news. These 5 plugins will help you to easily and quickly identify and remove plugins with vulnerabilities.

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Sucuri Security: a set of security tools that offers detection of malware and much more. You can find not only great tools for web-masters but also an excellent blog to share any useful information about the latest security vulnerabilities that are encountered by webmasters. 

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ConfigServer eXploit Scanner: help you move suspicious files to quarantine before they become active. It offers active scanning of files as they are uploaded to the server.

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Look-See Security Scanner: it searches the uploads directory for hidden PHP scripts and checks uploaded themes and plugins against the WPScan database. Scan your site for unexpected or modified files.

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Plugin Vulnerabilities: lets you know if a WP plugin you have installed has a known security vulnerability.

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WPScan: popular security vulnerability scanner for WordPress. It helps you identify vulnerabilities in your files fast and easy.

When it comes to securing your site, you need to be as proactive as possible because it can kill your business. The above tools help you stay out of trouble. You can use simple plugins to harden your WordPress site security.