Best Free Website Security Scanners for Detecting Malware and Hacks

Online vulnerability or malware scanners can help you check your WordPress website for common security risks including malicious code, suspicious links, suspicious redirects, WordPress version, and more. With thousands of websites getting hacked every day more and more people are using free online security scanner tools to identify possible security issues and threats on their websites. There are many free website security scanners available online that will allow you to perform a basic security scan of your website. We will list some of the best ones which we hope you find useful. Sucuri SiteCheck Sucuri SiteCheck is a well-known website Read More

Google Red Warning About Unsafe Or Harmful Websites

Google is the most popular search engine online used by millions of people around the world. They also own and develop chrome which is used by millions of people every day. Google as a company has a duty of care to the people who use its products which is why they warn users about unsafe or harmful websites Warning: This website may be hacked Warning: This site may harm your computer Warning: This website has been reported as unsafe Security Warning: The site ahead contains malware Warning: The site ahead contains harmful programs What Impact Can This Have On Your Read More

Enable Automatic Updates In WordPress

Keeping WordPress and the themes and plug-ins you have installed on your website up to date is one of the most important things you can do as a website owner. One of the biggest reasons why websites get hacked is because they are running outdated versions of WordPress, themes, and plug-ins which have known security vulnerabilities that can be easily targeted and exploited by hackers.  According to the latest security research, 13,000 WordPress websites get hacked every day. That’s around 9 per minute, 390,000 per month, and 4.7 million per year. This can be avoided by enabling auto-updates for your WordPress, Read More

Useful WordPress .htaccess Security Tips And Rules

WordPress is a popular, free content management system used by thousands of people around the world to create websites. This article includes useful security tips to show you how to secure your WordPress website using the .htaccess file which is used by apache web servers to control how your website works. You can also use plugins to secure and protect your website. For this article, we will be focusing on using the .htaccess file to help you protect your website from hackers. What Is A .htaccess File A .htaccess file is normally located in the public_html directory of a website and used by apache web servers which Read More

Best WordPress Security Tips To keep Your Website Safe

WordPress is the most popular open-source content management system used by millions of people around the world to build websites however due to its popularity and the fact that WordPress, its themes, and plugins are not updated or maintained by website owners it has become an easy target for hackers who hack websites for criminal, financial purposes. WordPress Security Statistics We have highlighted the following security and business statistics in this article to make you aware of the importance of website security and why you should take it seriously. At least 30,000 WordPress websites are hacked every day 4.7 million Read More

Has My WordPress Website Been Hacked

If you have noticed a big drop in traffic from Google to your website or maybe your WordPress website is running really slow or is displaying a white screen or showing strange popup advertisements from websites you do not recognize then your website may have been hacked by cybercriminals. Every year, hundreds of thousands of WordPress websites get hacked. The question is how do I know if your WordPress site is hacked? Sudden Drop In Traffic When a website is hacked, one common warning sign is a sudden drop in traffic. When you look at your Google Analytics report, you’ll Read More

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