With WordPress powering 61% of CMS based websites, it has become a lucrative target for hackers. Google blacklisting for phishing and email blacklisting for spamming is quite common in WordPress hosting. A well maintained WordPress site is immune to hacking, but in shared hosting, the majority of WordPress websites will be un-patched, and vulnerable to hacking.
Through a few simple strategies, it is possible to make WordPress immune to hacking. Here's a quick check list on how server management services prevented WordPress hacking in Linux Amazon Web Services(AWS) EC2 servers. Continue reading