Nulled WordPress Plugins – Dangers and Downsides

In our 2020 Threat Report, the Wordfence Threat Intelligence Team identified malware distributed via nulled, pirated, or counterfeit plugins and themes as one of the largest threats facing the WordPress ecosystem.

Many site owners are unaware of the risks associated with using nulled plugins, and in many cases, they may not even be aware that a nulled plugin is installed on their site.


Today on the blog we’re publishing a guide to Nulled Plugins. What they are, how to identify them, what the risks are and what to do if you’ve accidentally installed a nulled plugin.

You can find the full post on the official Wordfence blog.


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