The Largest Platforms will Always be Targets
Windows is targeted by malicious code more frequently than Linux and Macintosh combined. Why? Because 92%* of the PC’s in the world today run Windows.
WordPress powers 22%** of newly activated websites and 18%** of ALL websites on the internet today.
No other platform can boast that!
If You’re Running WordPress
First, be proud and glad you have such an amazing tool to manage your website!
Second, remember you’re using a software that dominates the web, and realize you could be targeted for attacks.
Third, keep reading… 🙂
Everyone Should Have Better WP Security Installed
If you haven’t already, download, install and configure Better WP Security.
Delete All Unused Plugins and Themes
Every WordPress installation probably has the default WordPress themes, TwentyTen, TwentyEleven and TwentyTwelve.
Additionally, many site owners have probably installed and tested several themes, and plugins.
Any themes or plugins you’re not currently using should be deleted.
This just eliminates one more door for malicious code to access your website.
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*According to an April 2013 ZDNet article.
** According to Wikipedia: WordPress
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