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New Guide on How to Use the Sucuri WordPress Security Plugin

New Guide on How to Use the Sucuri WordPress Security Plugin

Sucuri has always been active in the WordPress community. We’ve attended WordCamps around the world, created tools and features specifically for WordPress, and have maintained a free WordPress security plugin with over 400k installations.

If you don’t already have it, you can download the Sucuri Security – Auditing, Malware Scanner and Security Hardening plugin directly from the official WordPress repository.

Recently, we launched a guide on How to Use the WordPress Security Plugin.

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Core Integrity Verifications

Core Integrity Verifications

In order to clean a malware infection, the first thing we need to know is which files have been compromised. At Sucuri, we use several techniques including whitelists, blacklists, and anomaly checks. In this blog post, we’re going to be focusing on how core integrity checks are a key component of the whitelisting model and how this is aids in effectively detecting malware.

Cryptographic Hash Functions and Checksums

When a website compromise happens, attackers add, modify, or delete files from the server.

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New Guide on How to Fix Hacked WordPress Sites

Our involvement in WordPress security has always been a core part of our mission here at Sucuri. We have teams who actively lend advice on WordPress support forums to hacked webmasters. We’ve taken a leadership role by creating sections of the official WordPress Codex relevant to security. Our company has attended over 75 WordCamps and…

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Cleaning the Wp-Page Pharma Hack in WordPress

Pharma hacks are common website infections categorized under SEO spam. With pharma hacks, the attacker exploits vulnerable websites to distribute pharmaceutical advertisements to visitors. Symptoms of a pharma hack include embedded links and anchor text on pages or modified listings in Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs). These attacks most often target search engines like Google…

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