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Detecting Malicious Codes Hidden Within WordPress Themes/Plugins

Step 1: Check for Virus and Trojans

After downloading the plugin or theme, the first thing you should do is to check for virus, trojans and other worms that you may not like it.

Go to VirusTotal.com and upload the zip file to check for virus.

If your file is infected you will get a red signal and if not then you can move on to next step.

 

Step 2: Check for unwanted codes in Plugins

Now lets check for unwanted codes in plugins using another WordPress plugin called Exploit Scannerwhich can be securely downloaded from WordPress website.

After installing it go to Dashboard > Tools > Exploit Scanner and run the scan. It will take some time to complete the scan and the time depends on number of plugins you have installed.

After the scan you can see a list of codes that are suspected. You can use the browser search function to find the plugins that you installed from outside WordPress repository.

 

Step 3: Check for Theme authenticity

Adding a backlink in a free theme is very common technique but you can easily find those exploited themes by the plugin called Theme Authenticity Checker (TAC).

Install the plugin and go to Dashboard > Appearance > TAC

You can see the list of themes installed with their authenticity result. It will give a warning if any encrypted links are found in a theme.

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Setup an HTML email signature on your iPhone.

  1. Send Yourself an Email with Your Signature

    Send yourself an email with your desired email signature. Obviously you will need a currently operational signature from another mail program on your computer.

    If you don’t yet have an HTML signature, here is some example code to get you started.
    (A separate post on how to do this will be coming soon)

  1. Copy Your Signature to the Clipboard

    Tap and hold your finger on some part of the email body that is not a link. Drag the little knobs at the end to surround your signature as best as possible. When surrounded, tap “Copy”.IMG_5647

  2. Paste Your Copied Signature

    Go Settings > Mail > Contacts > Calendars > Signatures. In here paste your signature for all email accounts, or for each one if you would prefer. Tap twice in the empty box and select “Paste” from the popup menu.

  3. Shake to Undo

    Apple tries to “enhance” the signature when you paste it, causing it to become all messed up. Luckily, you can undo these “enhancements”. Shake your device and press “Undo Change Attributes”.

  4. Send email