You may already be aware about the different news on hackings and exploits. If you are not a website owner, probably, you will not have any concerns about these issues but for blog or website owners who are earning money through their website or using their blogs to promote their website and interact with their consumers, this is a serious issue.Recently, the blog of Reuters was hacked by an unknown hacker or group and they posted fake news on the blog. This kind of thing, when it comes to popular websites, is a great threat. So what will happen if the same thing happens to you? Can you probably get up after your website is hacked and all your lifetime investments disappeared?
All these problems only pertain to a single fact that only professionals and a few marketers know. They often focus on the contents, ranks of their websites and the income that they get but they forgot to pay attention to the security of their blogs or websites. For the people who are using WordPress, they said that it is already a secure platform. Yes, it is true that WordPress is one of the blogging platforms with tight security but you are still at risk of potential hackings and exploits.So what are the possible things that you can do to protect your blogs?One of the latest and most effective plug-ins used by professionals is the WordPress Security Scan plugin. So how does it work? Information Security Blog
This WordPress security scanner can help protect your website from hackers from the Internet and provide defenses when it comes to passwords on your blog, suspicious files and granting file permissions. It also provides protection from malicious users, hacks, information leaks on your database, and hides the current version of WordPress for added protection by the removal of the WordPress Generator META tag from core code.
Once you use the scanner, it will detect the potential threats in the areas mentioned above including the other vulnerabilities on your blog. Aside from this, the scanner will also provide information and suggestions on possible corrective actions. However, you need to keep in mind that as technology changes and continuous developments are made on protection software, the threats also evolve with them. Of course, these hackers are also researching and trying to find ways around these protective plug-ins.