WordPress is currently (and has been for a long time) 1 of the most popular tools for creating blogs and web sites on the internet. Due to the level of popularity that WordPress has gained it has been a target for hackers looking to deface the website, send spam or make the site a part of a bot net (and of course many other things).
The attackers use vulnerabilities that are found in the core code, plugins and yes even themes.
There are many plugins that try to help mitigate the risks but they are fighting a lost cause and really cannot combat all vulnerabilities. Continue reading “Interested In Security And Running WordPress?”