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Up to 30X Faster PHP Malware Scans with Wordfence CLI 4.0.1

Today we’re announcing Wordfence CLI 4.0.1 which includes a massive scan speed-up of 6X to 30X depending on your workload. We can confidently say that Wordfence CLI is now the fastest and most thorough PHP malware scanner in the world.

Fostering Innovation in Web Security

I’ve always created growth by focusing on free. It started back in 2003 when I launched WorkZoo in London.

Wordfence Reviews and Where to Find Them

Just a quick note. If you’re looking for objective Wordfence reviews, you can find them on the official WordPress plugin repository in the Wordfence reviews section which is linked to from the Wordfence entry in the official WordPress repository.

Wordfence 7.10.0 Released!

Wordfence remains the number one security plugin of choice for website owners serious about protecting their investment and their customers.

Post Action Report: Bad Firewall Rule Released to WPEngine Customers Wednesday

On Wednesday afternoon a small percentage of WPEngine websites using a paid version of Wordfence experienced a 500 Internal Server Error or white screen on their sites due to an erroneous firewall rule that we released.
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Friday Long Read: What To Do About AI

This is a Friday long-read, so grab a warm cup of something and kick back because we’re going to take our time on this.

Wordfence 7.8.0 Is Out! Here Is What Is Included

Wordfence 7.8.0 is out! A huge thanks to our quality assurance team, our team of developers and our ops team for planning, implementing and releasing Wordfence 7.8.0.

Wordfence Premium Price Increase Coming in December – The First Since 2016

It has been over 6 years since we last raised our prices.

Wordfence 7.7.0 Is Out! Here Are The Changes

Wordfence 7.7.0 has just been released and as usual, it includes several awesome enhancements and updates for our security conscious WordPress publishers and e-commerce websites.

Wordfence Launches Wordfence Intelligence for Hosts and Network Defenders

This morning the Wordfence team is launching Wordfence Intelligence live at Black Hat 2022 in Las Vegas.