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Security Tips: WordPress Security Plugin – “Anti-Malware by GOTMLS”

Last modified: May 28, 2021
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Security Tips: WordPress Security Plugin – “Anti-Malware by GOTMLS”

Security Plugin

Our security team recommends a useful malware removal and scanner for WordPress. This plugin is called “Anti-Malware by GOTMLS” a.k.a Ant-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall.

In other words, This tool will scan for any malware which exists or can be injected in the WordPress scripts or web files. Check it out here.

Download

Well, you can follow these steps to download and use GOTMLS.NET, it works!

Step 1 of 6
Firstly, after downloading the plugin, get your free key and then update for new virus definitions.

Step 2 of 6
Secondly, empty the cache and then disable the cache plugin (w3, wp-rocket, super cache etc.)

Step 3 of 6
Next, Run a complete scan (wp-core, plugins, themes) from the root folder (ex. public_html folder)

Step 4 of 6
After that, click the repair button when the scan is positive.

Step 5 of 6
Then, reactivate the cache plugin and empty it again.

Step 6 of 6
Lastly, download also the Wordfence plugin to protect your site from future attacks.

Done!

Anti-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall

Anti-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This is because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the site. It allows the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks as well. WordPress Plugin Anti-Malware Security and Brute-Force Firewall version 4.17.29 is vulnerable (prior versions may also be affected).

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