According to the Forbes, 75 million websites were powered by WordPress till December 2016. This clearly indicates the popularity of the most user-friendly CMS, the WordPress. As it gains popularity, it is prone to attacks from the unethical sources. The security of your website may be at risk. Some of the common security threats are brute force attacks, outdated plugins and WordPress version, downloads from non-verified sources, and unsecured hosting.
Having a WordPress backup is one of the crucial tasks essential for WordPress security. Despite the best efforts on strengthening your website security, sometimes you may lose your entire website data – WordPress database and files deleted or corrupted. That would be a total disaster.
Perhaps, your website server gets crashed, or some hackers hack your site and delete your site files and the content. Also, you may change something on your site which corrupts the website database. Well, a website backup comes as a ‘lifesaver’ when your WordPress data is gone (erased or corrupted). You can instantly restore your website back to normal again with a website backup.Read more
The Internet has evolved, it is now a hub of websites that are spreading across the web plains like Wildfire. As the massive infrastructure of sites has increased, so has the risk of attacks have significantly also increased. Hackers are now at an advantage because web applications do not offer you as many security layers.
One common web application which we usually come across while surfing the Internet is WordPress. It is a Content Management System (CMS) and not just any CMS, but the most popular CMS in the world. WordPress holds the lion’s share in the website world. Hence, the more popular you are, the more you are at risk. WordPress has become an attractive target for attackers across the world. Read more