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Open Source Wordfence Alternatives

The best open source alternative to Wordfence is All In One WP Security and Firewall. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wordfence and nine of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Wordfence are Hide My WP Ghost, malCure Malware Removal & Firewall, NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) and Report Attacks.

Wordfence alternatives are mainly Vulnerability Scanners but may also be WAFs or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Wordfence.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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  1. All In One WP Security and Firewall icon

    All In One WP Security and Firewall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    The All In One WordPress Security and Firewall is the ultimate security plugin that will take your website’s security to a whole new level.

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  2. Hide My WP Ghost icon

    Hide My WP Ghost

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Wordpress

    Hide My WP Ghost is a WordPress Security plugin. Changes and hides WordPress common paths for the Best WP Security against hacker’s bots.

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  3. No. 1 Plugin for cleaning up hacked websites. Trusted by web-security agencies to eliminate even the most challenging infections. It scans your WordPress files and database for malware, infections, malicious redirects and other vulnerabilities.

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  4. NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) icon

    NinjaFirewall (WP Edition)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    NinjaFirewall (WP Edition) is a true Web Application Firewall. Although it can be installed and configured just like a plugin, it is a stand-alone firewall that sits in front of WordPress.

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  5. Report Attacks icon

    Report Attacks

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Wordpress

    This plugin improve login security, create a blacklist of IP addresses and reports brute force login attempts attacks.

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  6. Shield Security icon

    Shield Security

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • iControlWP
    • Wordpress

    The most advanced and easy-to-use WordPress security plugin. Combines elegant and powerful features to block brute force attacks, facilitate multi-factor user authentication, and block malicious requests to WordPress sites. And much more besides.

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  7. SecuPress Pro icon

    SecuPress Pro

    • Online
    • Wordpress

    Analyse and protect your WordPress site daily with our security plugin SecuPress. Purchase the premium version now!

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    WPScan

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Wordpress

    WPScan is a free, for non-commercial use, black box WordPress security scanner written for security professionals and blog maintainers to test the security of their sites.

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  9. BBQ Firewall icon

    BBQ Firewall

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Wordpress

    BBQ Firewall is a lightweight, super-fast plugin that protects your site against a wide range of threats. BBQ checks all incoming traffic and quietly blocks bad requests containing nasty stuff like eval(, base64_, and excessively long request-strings.

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