Bloggers and webmasters can not stand nor any of their attacks by hackers. The more popular your website or blog, the more it wants to crack. Below you will learn five tips and plugins that can help prevent hacking blog. Know that it is better take care of protection in advance, than to suffer from hacker attacks. 1. Make a backup of the database using the plug WP-database backup The first important piece of advice: make a backup of your database as often as possible. You can make it more difficult way: go into phpMyAdmin on your server, and you can use a simple plugin that does it for you. All you need – is go to the admin panel and click a few links.
Plugin WP-database backup You can configure it to everyone Day sent a dump of the database on your mail. 2. Scan all files on the existence of weaknesses next step is to scan all the installed files for vulnerabilities. In this case, we will plug WP Security Scan. He finds all vulnerabilities and suggest ways of solving problems. Also, this plugin is able to rename prefixes in the names of database tables, test your password, delete the administrator account. In addition, the plugin checks all folders and their permissions. 3.
Protect your blog from the "brute force" "brute force" – a brute-force password guessing all possible options. There are special programs and scripts that can go through hundreds of thousands of different passwords within a few hours – so you need a very complex password (as many characters, uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and other characters). In addition, it is useful to add the folder wp-admin login form to Apache. This can be easily done with a plug-in Ask Apache. Plug-in protects access to the admin folder, an additional password to the server level. In addition, this plugin can prevent "hotlinking" or direct access to the folder wp-content and wp-includes. 4. Fear of unknown Some plug-ins can contain vulnerabilities. It is therefore very important that the contents of the folder wp-content/plugins was not available to the curious eyes of hackers. The latest versions of WordPress, this folder is protected by default. In addition, very important that all plugins have been updated to the latest version, as older versions will likely not safe. 5. Hide his version of WordPress If a hacker finds your version of the blog, he can easily identify weaknesses. For show version meets the meta tag version. Nebhodimo go to the header.php file of your theme and delete the row with this tag. You can make it even easier to use and plug-in. He is able to insert fraudulent version. I hope this post you will help better protect your blog from the hands of hackers.