WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan 8.6.8

Does "WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan" work with WordPress 5.6 and PHP 7.4.8? A smoke test was performed on .

Summary

Errors
1PHP notices
No JavaScript exceptions
All test pages loaded successfully
No resource errors
Performance

Memory usage: 238.31 KiB
The average PHP memory usage increased by this amount after activating by the plugin.

Page speed impact: insignificant.
The plugin didn't make the site noticeably slower.

Environment
WordPress version5.6
PHP version7.4.8
MySQL version8.0.21
PHP memory limit256M
Plugin Info
Last updated
Active installs 200,000+
WordPress.org page https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-cerber/
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Pages 36

Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Plugins ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
Requested URL /wp-admin/plugins.php?action=activate&plugin=wp-cerber%2Fwp-cerber.php&plugin_status=all&paged=1&s&_wpnonce=6c9205ddf5
Aspect after-activation
HTTP status 200
Load time 3.670 s
Memory usage 2.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber

Page screenshot: WP Cerber
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.373 s
Memory usage 2.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Activity

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Activity
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=activity
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.287 s
Memory usage 2.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Sessions 1

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Sessions 1
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=sessions
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.356 s
Memory usage 2.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Lockouts 0

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Lockouts 0
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=lockouts
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.246 s
Memory usage 2.97 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Main Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Main Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=main
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.309 s
Memory usage 2.95 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Access Lists 1

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Access Lists 1
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=acl
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.605 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Hardening

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Hardening
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=hardening
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.356 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Notifications

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Notifications
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=notifications
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.257 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-security&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.289 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.307 s
Memory usage 2.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector → Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector →  Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic&tab=ti_settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.412 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Traffic Inspector →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-traffic&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.331 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.273 s
Memory usage 2.99 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies → Global

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies →  Global
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users&tab=global_policies
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.235 s
Memory usage 2.93 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → User Policies → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → User Policies →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-users&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.442 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.391 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Settings

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Settings
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_settings
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.340 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Scheduling

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Scheduling
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_schedule
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.420 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Cleaning up

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Cleaning up
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_policy
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.354 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Ignore List 0

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Ignore List 0
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_ignore
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.255 s
Memory usage 2.94 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Quarantine

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Quarantine
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_quarantine
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.247 s
Memory usage 2.98 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Analytics

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Analytics
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=scan_insights
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.326 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Site Integrity → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Site Integrity →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-integrity&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.221 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.334 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam → reCAPTCHA

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam →  reCAPTCHA
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=captcha
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.248 s
Memory usage 2.92 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Anti-spam → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Anti-spam →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-recaptcha&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.221 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Cerber.Hub

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Cerber.Hub
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-nexus
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.275 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools
Aspect menu-item
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.284 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Diagnostic

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Diagnostic
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=diagnostic
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.435 s
Memory usage 3 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Diagnostic Log

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Diagnostic Log
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=diag-log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.425 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Changelog

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Changelog
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=change-log
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.296 s
Memory usage 3.09 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → License

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  License
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=license
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.261 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

WP Cerber → Tools → Help

Page screenshot: WP Cerber → Tools →  Help
URL /wp-admin/admin.php?page=cerber-tools&tab=help
Aspect menu-item-tab
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.291 s
Memory usage 2.91 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Test site – Just another WordPress site

Page screenshot: Test site – Just another WordPress site
URL /
Aspect front-page
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.225 s
Memory usage 2.75 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress

Page screenshot: Dashboard ‹ Test site — WordPress
URL /wp-admin/index.php
Aspect new-meta-boxes
HTTP status 200
Load time 0.340 s
Memory usage 3.03 MiB
JS errors None
Resource errors None

Benchmark

URL Load time Memory usage
Inactive Active Change Inactive Active Change
/wp-admin/index.php0.261 s0.443 s+0.182 s2.79 MiB3.03 MiB+ 242.34 KiB
/wp-admin/edit.php0.177 s0.380 s+0.203 s2.83 MiB3.07 MiB+ 237.84 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php0.833 s1.025 s+0.192 s4.93 MiB5.23 MiB+ 300.27 KiB
/wp-admin/upload.php0.473 s0.470 s-0.003 s2.67 MiB2.9 MiB+ 236.71 KiB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php0.161 s0.193 s+0.032 s2.68 MiB2.95 MiB+ 269.58 KiB
/wp-admin/media-new.php0.224 s0.204 s-0.020 s2.64 MiB2.88 MiB+ 237.77 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category0.181 s0.223 s+0.042 s2.68 MiB2.98 MiB+ 304.86 KiB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page1.069 s0.603 s-0.466 s4.92 MiB5.15 MiB+ 231.86 KiB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php0.302 s0.262 s-0.040 s2.65 MiB2.88 MiB+ 239.14 KiB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php0.235 s0.259 s+0.024 s2.75 MiB2.98 MiB+ 239.53 KiB
/0.240 s0.297 s+0.057 s2.67 MiB2.75 MiB+ 81.46 KiB
Average 0.378 s0.396 s+0.018 s3.11 MiB3.34 MiB+ 238.31 KiB

Additions

Things that the plugin adds to the site. This section is not intended to be comprehensive. The test tool only looks for a few specific types of added content.

Database Tables 12

Options wp_options 20

Meta Boxes

{
    "dashboard": {
        "cerber_quick": {
            "title": "Cerber Quick View",
            "context": "normal"
        }
    }
}

PHP Error Log 1 lines

[09-Dec-2020 01:07:52 UTC] PHP Notice:  Undefined variable: slave in /wp-content/plugins/wp-cerber/cerber-load.php on line 5336
See also: All tests for this plugin, How to Hide WP Cerber Security, Anti-spam & Malware Scan Admin Menus and Widgets