Defender reports 'Prevent Information Disclosure' , but htaccess is OK

Hello,

Defender keeps reporting 'Prevent Information Disclosure' is an issue.

This is despite my htacces file in the site root being set. I do note it keeps Wanting to add Options -Indexes

# END WordPress

## WP Defender - Prevent information disclosure ##
Options -Indexes
## WP Defender - End ##
## WP Defender - Prevent information disclosure ##
<FilesMatch "\.(txt|md|exe|sh|bak|inc|pot|po|mo|log|sql)$">
Order allow,deny
Deny from all
</FilesMatch>
## WP Defender - End ##

  • Predrag Dubajic

    Hi Nordost,

    Editing .htaccess files isn't usually prevented by the server, only rules added to it can be disabled from applying to server settings, however if you have other sites running on the same server but don't have this issue there then we're dealing with something else here.

    Could you try running a quick troubleshooting by disabling your other plugins and check if it works after that?

    If that doesn't return any results could you provide us with FTP or cPanel access so we can further investigate this?

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    Best regards,
    Predrag

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