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securing wordpress in aws

Is WordPress getting hacked often? Here’s a guide to secure Linux WordPress hosting in Amazon Web Services(AWS) EC2 servers

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. (more…)