If you want to protect your WordPress website from bad bots and hacker’s malicious url requests then this article is for your. These can be a big nuisance for your website. You can block it by using plugin or using your .htaccess file. In this tutorial we will see one by one.
Block Bad Malicious Hacker Bots using plugin:
BBQ Block Bad Queries is a free wordpress security plugin from Jeff Starr. Using this you can protect your wordpress website against malicious URL requests by bad hackers, bots and scrapers. This plugin acts as a firewall between your user and your website and scans all incoming traffic to your website and blocks malicious bad requests. Some important features are blocks malicious requests, directory traversal attacks, executable file uploads and SQL injection attacks. It scans all type of requests like GET, POST, PUT, DELETE. It comes with zero configuration option. So no need worry about the settings. Just install and forget about it.