Are you a WordPress website owner? You’d have come across this notification in your WordPress admin dashboard atleast once – ‘An updated version of WordPress is available.’
WordPress is the most popular CMS and they often releases updates to their software, with feature updates or security patches. You’d also find an ‘Update Now’ button in the dashboard to update WordPress version in a click. (more…)
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 such 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 cPanel/WHM servers.