Falling victim to a malicious WordPress attack can really spoil your day.
Keeping your site safe and secure is of paramount importance, especially if you’re starting to get greater amounts of traffic.
For a basic low-maintenance solution, check out the AntiVirus for WordPress plugin, written by Sergej Müller.
The plugin offers a one-click scanning option, which checks all of your template files for malware and viruses, and alerts you if anything suspicious is discovered. There’s also an automatic daily scan function, which allows you to ‘set and forget’.
There are plenty of security plugins available for WordPress – check out the Plugin Directory if you’re looking for an alternative solution. For further info, have a read of these important tips on securing your WordPress site.
Are you using an antivirus plugin on your WordPress site? Let us know about your experiences.
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