WordPress is the largest used CMS in the world. So as the most attacked Content Management System. Even though WordPress is open source and is maintained by highly ranked programmers, the WordPress plugin framework is used by 1000s of amateur developers .
The chances of finding vulnerable code, and hence injecting malware to the code is quite common. Prophaze helped many clients to remove malware from their WordPress site, and to secure the same from future attacks
Few tips for word press security :-
- Update WordPress version regularly inorder to get new updates and bug fixes. Lot of vulnerabilities and bugs are being fixed in each new release .
- Update themes and plugins regularly to avoid vulnerabilities and bugs.
- Take regular back up of your site to create a copy of your site.
- constantly keep changing your passwords and limit login attempts
- Install a firewall