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 Some of the common security threats are brute force attacks, outdated plugins and WordPress version, downloads from non-verified sources, and unsecured hosting.
There are some simple steps you can take to secure your WordPress site. These include keeping your theme and plugins updated, using a strong username and password, using a secure WordPress hosting, installing a reputed WordPress security plugin, and scheduling regular backups. Read more