Posts Tagged ‘Wordpress Blogs’

Wordpress VulnerabilityWordPress has become the most popular content management system on the internet through a combination of ease-of-use and flexibility. Unfortunately, the proliferation of WordPress has also led unethical hackers to target WordPress sites.

Basic security practices for WordPress blogs can mean the difference between having an operational website and having your website infected with malware. Taking the following steps takes very little time, but makes a significant difference in the security of your site. By spending a few moments on basic security upfront, you can save yourself hours of headache from a compromised WordPress site in the future.

Delete the Default “Admin”

Every WordPress installation includes a default Administrator account named “Admin”. Since the standard installation automatically installs “Admin”, an unfortunate number of WordPress blogs rely on the same username. (more…)