WordPress website security measures again Botnets
In recent weeks, news has started to circulate about ongoing attacks against WordPress sites using a Botnet – a network of virus or malware infested computers. Basically, a hacker or group of hackers is using computers they have already infiltrated to crack passwords into WordPress websites around the globe. Being as there are more than 150 million such websites, it is an extensive effort.
There are quite a few articles written on this topic. This one in particular goes into great depth on what the attack means, how you can make it harder for your site to be hijacked, and what weaknesses those individuals are looking for [Read more...]