As much as the web has grown, surprisingly not a lot has changed in how websites get hacked. The most important thing you can do in keeping the web – and your own sites and visitors – safe is to understand these unchanging truths and hold them close to heart.
We have created this helpful guide for designers who’re looking to fix a hacked WordPress website. Remember to keep this guide handy, you never know when you might just need it. Let’s get started.
The Wordfence Live team covered “The Hacker Motive: What Attackers Are Doing with Your Hacked Site”. This companion blog post reviews the motives discussed live during Wordfence Live and dives deeper into the minds of attackers.
To support a safer internet for everyone, we’ve compiled this website security glossary. Based on our research, this is today’s most relevant terminology in website security.
WordPress hardening is one of the most important investments that should be made immediately after creating a website in WordPress. As unprotected WordPress sites are usually believed to be vulnerable to attacks, hardening a WordPress website should be seen as a necessary task soon after the website is created.
Making sure that your WordPress plugins and themes are being audited on a regular basis will improve your security posture, minimizing possible vulnerabilities and threats. Both plugins and themes can be used as a backdoor by hackers seeking to gain access to your website.