If you would like a graphic and easy to read and visualize way of understanding some of the aspects and risks to WordPress security check out the Infographic below. While the data is older it still is relevant to helping you understand the common trends.

You’ll notice that people are slow to update to the latest version of WordPress and that is a security issue. Remember to always keep your site current. Notice the list of things a hacker can do to mess up your site and then the list of things you can do to help keep your site safer.

As always no site is 100 percent secure. However it will be even less secure if you don’t take basic security precautions.

WordPress Security Infographic by Pingable Sources:

WordPress.com
WordPress.org
CVEDetails
Secunia

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