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MalWatch WordPress Security Plugin

WP-MalWatch is a WordPress security plugin written by Nick Ohrn designed to scan a WordPress blog on a nightly basis to alert a blog owner of potential malware or other evidence of a compromised blog installation.

The current version scans the Uploads directory for PHP files and has a Dashboard widget and report.

WP-MalWatch requires WordPress 2.9 and PHP5.

Planned future scanning capability additions include:

Detection of Ecode64 PHP injection strings in core WP files.
Planting of multiple .HTACCESS files.
Detection of URLs in theme files based on specific keywords (e.g. http://abcdomain.com/cheap-software)
Custom Scheduling
Email notifications

WP-MalWatch is a FREE WordPress plugin created by Orangecast Social Media in Dallas

More Info at http://how-to-blog.tv/security/wp-malwatch/

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