How to Secure WordPress site using Anti-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall Plugin

Why should I use this security Plugin ?

This Anti-Malware scanner searches for Malware, Viruses, and other security threats and vulnerabilities on your server and it helps you to fix them.

Step 1 : Login to your WordPress as administrator.

Step 2 : Click “Plugins” and “Add New”.

Step 3 : Search for “Anti-Malware” and Click “Install Now”.

Step 4 : Upon installing the plugin click “Activate” to activate the plugin.

Step 5 : Now, you can see the installed plugin in your side menu. Click the plugin to customize it.

Step 6: It will ask you to download the new definitions for activating htaccess threat, tim thumb exploits. You can get this by getting free Key, by clicking “Get Free Key” at the right side pane.

Step 7 : Once you registered the key, click “ Download new definitions”.

Step 8 : Click “Scan Settings” Choose “public_html” as scanning directory.

Before saving, make sure the htaccess Threat, Tim thumb, Backdoor Scripts and Known Threats are selected.

Now, click “Save Settings”.

Step 9 : Now, we can start scan by clicking “Run Complete Scan”.

Once the scan completes, you can able to check the infected files in your wordpress.

Based on the result remove the infected scripts to secure your wordpress site.

 

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