With being the most popular blogging engine around, security threats come naturally to WordPress. Although, the engine comes equipped with competent security features itself, hackers are always looking for vulnerabilities and holes in the system. Today, we have put together a list of the best security plugins for WordPress that will add an extra layer of crucial security to your site.
No 10. TAC
Theme Authenticity Checker or simply TAC, scans all of your installed theme files for potentially dangerous or unwanted codes. If it finds something troubling, it displays the path to the theme file, the line number, and a small snippet of the suspect code.
A simple but useful plugin that records the IP address and timestamp for every failed login attempt and disables further login attempts from that IP range, if it exceeds the prescribed number of failed login attempts. By default, one hour lockdown is prescribed but you can customize it to your liking. This plugin effectively takes out brute force password discovery from the equation.