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90K Attacks Per Minute on WordPress Websites! Are you Secure?
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90K Attacks Per Minute on WordPress Websites! Are you Secure?

WordPress is probably the best thing that ever happened to many of us who are using it. For those who don't know what WordPress is - it is an open-source (free to use & modify) website building & content management tool - developed & managed by some of the most dedicated folks in the World. But despite being such a powerful & popular CMS tool, it is also the most hacked. According to statistics from 40,000+ popular WordPress websites, more than 70% of WordPress installations are vulnerable to hacking attacks. WordFence, a popular WordPress security plugin once reported that there are over 90,000 attacks per minute on WordPress. These stats are extreme & clearly indicates the importance minimizing your risks of getting attacked or -hacked! If you're ...
Try Hacking Your WordPress Website Before Hackers Do!
WordPress, WordPress Security

Try Hacking Your WordPress Website Before Hackers Do!

If you use WordPress, it is really important to get yourself familiar with some security measures to keep your website safe from potential hacking attacks. There were over 90 billion malicious login attacks from 57 million unique IP addresses at a rate of 2,800 attacks per second targeting WordPress, says WordFence. WordPress, being a powerful & open source CMS, invite potential security threats as well. There has been a long history of WordPress websites being targeted by hackers because of security issues. Here are some of the WordPress security vulnerability stats you should look at: 41% of WordPress attacks are caused because of vulnerability on the hosting platform. [Souce: Unknown]61% of infected WordPress websites were out of date. [Souce: Sucuri] 8% of...