How will the world look like, after spending some couples of months just to design a weblog, and at the end of your beautification your website was shutdown by a group or individual hacker ?
If somebody hacks into your WordPress account, he or she could infect it
with a virus, use your account to spam others, or delete all what you have worked for within a minute..
There are so many ways you can protect your blog from getting hacked, we have just listed some steps to protect yourself from getting hacked
Change Your username and password
Change the WordPress admin username – most
hackers know that ‘admin’ is the username and then they only have to
guess the password. Make it twice as hard and change the admin username
to something other than ‘admin’. example ( administrator,
babyofthehouse, myblog) etc
Don't make your WordPress dashboard password simple for others to guess.
In case you use something simple, such as your name, a hacker may be
able to figure it. Use a mix of upper / lower case letters, numbers
Keep your word press software and themes Up to date
You should always make sure that your blog’s version is
up to date. WordPress team creates patches to help fix security holes.
Themes. In the event you require to make use of that you found somewhere on the net, again make sure it is from a reputable source. Some theme creators add hidden links and adverts.
Be-careful of Plugins and script you use
the same thing goes here, Be cautious when using plugins, scripts, and layouts that you find on the net. Make sure they come from trusted sources before using them, as they can contain spy-ware.
Ways to Prevent Your Wordpress Blog from Getting hacked
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King Globalwalyy Temilola is a Professional Website Designer, and a pro blogger, a man who think like is too short and decided to take a cab... Am just Defining success in my own language
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