Started as blogging software in 2003, WordPress has emerged as most powerful and popular Content Management System. Based on a recent survey, 27.5% of total website is powered by WordPress.
Though it’s widely used open source platform, hackers are taking
interest in breaking the security. While WordPress core software is so
secured itself, but there is never too much ascertainable. Google
blacklists around 20,000 websites for malware and around 50,000 for
phishing each week. Due to security lack any website can be hacked and a
statistics explains about how it’s been hacked,
- 41% due to security vulnerability on their hosting platform
- 29% due to security breach in WordPress theme
- 22% were hacked because of the security issues in WordPress plugins
- 8% due to poor login credentials
Website owners should take responsibility of taking care of website
security, because hacked website may impact a big damage to the business
reputation and revenue. There are chances of Information stealing,
injection of Malware, Unwanted contents and images posting and
installing malicious software.
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Created on Sep 27th 2017 01:13. Viewed 435 times.