WordPress Security Audit & Hack Cleanup Service

Uncover and Fix Hidden WordPress Security Threats

You don’t always know you’ve been hacked—until it’s too late. If you think something may have slipped through the cracks or worried about a weakness in your armor, now is the time to act.

Don’t take any chances—protect what’s yours.

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On watch for website vulnerabilities

Just because you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there. There are many potential points of entry for breaches, attacks, or viruses. If no action is taken, it’s simply a matter of time before disaster strikes.

A security issue with your website can happen suddenly and take you entirely by surprise. The fallout can be severe, ranging from being offline for an unknown period of time to severely damaging your customers’ trust.

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Our WordPress security audit will:

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Search high and low for potential threats that may allow malicious activity through.

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Determine if your website has any existing malware and, if found, remove the threat.

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Help safeguard you and your business by reviewing your password and data security.

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Outline how to strengthen your website’s defenses and protect it from future attacks.

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Provide you with a clear report featuring easy-to-follow recommendations and action items.

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Include one hour to resolve issues by implementing any of the recommendations or action items in your report.

Watchdog has provided us with a much needed personal touch I didn’t even realize we were missing before. We’ve been stoked with the level of service, performance and security provided by Watchdog.

Julie Urbanski

Co-Founder, Team RunRun

Investigate Your Platform

The settings and version of your WordPress platform can leave you open to attack. We investigate every aspect of your website’s configuration to spot any vulnerabilities and make recommendations to improve them.

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Scan For (and Remove) Malware

There may already be malware lurking in the shadows. We’ll run a comprehensive scan to shine a light on any existing malicious code or data. If anything is found, we’ll report our findings and also be sure to clean it up.

Review Your Plugins

Out-of-date plugins are common points of entry for malicious actors. We look at all the plugins on your WordPress website to ensure they’re up to date and the premium ones have a valid license. If any are abandoned or no longer maintained by the developer, we’ll point them out and recommend their removal to enhance your website security.

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Strengthen Your Systems

Do you have a solid backup system? A website application firewall (WAF) in place? A security plugin installed and configured properly? A hosting provider with decent security measures already in place? Wherever we see any room for improvement, we’ll outline clear, easy-to-follow instructions.

Plan For The Future

As part of the service, we develop a thorough report of any security issues found, as well as any recommendations for what to do next. We will also include one hour of time to help you resolve these issues or implement the recommendations outlined in the report.

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I go to Watchdog Studio for everything. In fact, I try not to use anyone else. They are professional, patient, easy to work with, fast, and their work is impeccable.

Katie Barcelona

katiebarcelona.com

Yes, I’d like you to audit my website security

Click below to purchase your custom website security audit report.

Check your inbox for a welcome email and further instructions.

Provide us with the necsessary access to your website.

Wait 3–5 business days for us to complete your audit.

Receive a detailed PDF report including any action points.

Request which action items you’d like us to tackle for you.

WordPress Security Audit

$249

Let our security experts analyze your website and:

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Uncover potential security vulnerabilities that may allow malicious activity through.

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Scan for and remove any existing malware present on your website.

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Help safeguard you and your business by reviewing your password and data security.

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Outline how to strengthen your website’s defenses and protect it from future attacks.

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Provide you with a clear report featuring easy-to-follow recommendations and action items.

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Include one hour to resolve issues by implementing any of the recommendations or action items in your report.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I trust Watchdog Studio with auditing my website?

Our Head Watchdog, Justin Korn, has been helping clients with their websites since 2007. We’ve built, maintained, hosted, and audited hundreds of client websites over the years with one goal in mind: to take the frustration out of EVERYTHING related to running your website.

We live and breathe by our core values:

Honesty: Be upfront with clients about offerings and never try to upsell what they don’t need.

Communication: Let clients know if there is an issue or problem and don’t hide things. Whenever a client reaches out with a question or concern, provide a supportive answer.

Community: We do our best to get to know our community of clients. In doing everything we can to help our clients, we’re a major part of helping ensure their businesses thrive.

Committed: Make sure our clients know they have a guide with their best interests at heart.

My website is hacked! What should I do?

Once your website is hacked, you have two primary options:

  1. Revert your website to a backup copy prior to the hacker gaining access to your site.
  2. Clean up the hacked files and any malicious data added to your database.

Not sure how? Need help? This audit service will also help you clean up and remove any malware from your WordPress website.

How long does a Security Audit take?

After you purchase our audit, you will receive a welcome email requesting additional information about your website. From that point, we typically need 3–5 business days to deliver your website security report.

Every now and then we need a little extra time as it will depend on our current work schedule. We’ll always be upfront and confirm your timeline when we receive your details following your order.

What if I don’t have a WordPress website?

Our speciality is WordPress, however, in some cases, we are able to perform a security audit on websites not running WordPress.

Feel free to contact us before purchasing and we can discuss your options with you.

I don't believe my website has any security issues. Do I still need a security audit?

There are so many factors that go into the security of a WordPress based website. If you’ve never put your website through a security audit before, we highly recommend doing so every once in a while.

That said, we also offer a monthly performance report to help you monitor your website’s performance on an ongoing basis which includes some basic security checks.