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How to Scan Your WordPress Site for Potentially Malicious Code

You may be wondering if there are ways to scan your site for potentially malicious code. There are a few free and paid options you can go with and it is a good idea to regularly checkup on your site. In this video, we will show you how to scan your WordPress site for malicious code.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Theme Authenticity checker is a plugin that scans your theme files for potentially malicious code.

Often hackers inject links that this plugin can find.

Exploit scanner is another free plugin that scans all of your files in your database.

This plugin has a tendency to show a large number of false positives.

Sucuri is the best security scanner out there that even has a free scanner.

Related Links:

Theme Authenticity Checker

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tac/

Exploit Scanner

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/exploit-scanner/

Sucuri

http://www.wpbeginner.com/plugins/how-to-scan-your-wordpress-site-for-potentially-malicious-code/

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