Whenever we think of Content Management system (CMS), WordPress comes to mind. WordPress is undoubtedly the most popular and one of the most used CMS in the world. It is a fact that about 17% of the websites are powered by WordPress.
Inspite of the popularity of this CMS, it is vulnerable to many threats and security breaches. The responsibility of keeping WordPress safe and secure lies in the hands of the developers and website owners of WordPress.
Some ways to harden the security of WordPress include updating the latest version of WordPress, backing up data using the WordPress backup to dropbox, hiding wp-config.php, junking the admin username and denying access to Plug-ins to state a few.
Some common types of vulnerabilities which WordPress is threatened with are security themes, updating WordPress, network vulnerabilities, file permissions, web serve vulnerabilities, password security etc. Some ways through which websites can get hacked are virus on the PC and weak passwords which are easy to crack etc. Now lets see the infographic.