Feature Module: Hack Guard

A module dedicated to prevention and detection of hacks and vulnerabilities

What is the Hack Guard module and how does it work?
There are 1001 ways to hack a WordPress site, and yours may already be infected. Those infected/malware files could be anywhere… in our themes, plugins ...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 at 3:50 PM
What is the Vulnerabilities Scanner and how does it work?
The Vulnerabilities Scanner is a part of the Hack Guard module. It is designed to regularly (once daily) scan your list of the installed WordPress plugins a...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 at 2:30 PM
What is the WordPress Core File Scanner and how does it work?
The WordPress Core File Scanner is a part of the Hack Guard module. It detects, and automatically eliminates any files on your WordPress site that don’t bel...
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019 at 9:10 AM
Hack Guard module: Unrecognised File Scanner summary
Shield Security plugin is composed of several parts (modules). Hack Guard is one of its modules. More information about Hack Guard module can be found h...
Wed, 23 May, 2018 at 10:10 AM
What is the Unrecognised File Scanner and how does it work?
The Unrecognised File Scanner is a part of the Hack Guard module. It identifies and eliminates all files that aren't on the WordPress Core File list.  ...
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019 at 9:11 AM
How to exclude files from the Unrecognised File scanning
If the file isn't part of WordPress core, it will be picked up in the scan. But, there are a couple of files you might have there which don't ...
Wed, 3 Jun, 2020 at 12:01 PM
What is the Daily Scan Frequency feature and how to set it?
Shield Security has 2 file system scanners to detect and automatically repair the integrity of your core WordPress folders: Core File Integrity Scanner - ...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 at 2:17 PM
What is the Plugin and Theme Guard?
The Plugin and Theme Guard is a part of the Hack Guard module.  The purpose of the Plugin and Theme Guard is to detect any changes to active plugins and...
Thu, 16 Jan, 2020 at 12:18 PM
Plugin/Theme Guard: What is the Scan Depth?
Note: This option/feature is no longer applicable to the latest version of the Shield Security plugin and is here for reference purposes only. The Plugi...
Mon, 6 Jul, 2020 at 12:37 PM
Plugin/Theme Guard: What is the File Types option?
Note: This option/feature is no longer applicable to the latest version of the Shield Security plugin and is here for reference purposes only. There is...
Mon, 6 Jul, 2020 at 3:53 PM