There is a relatively new stealth method hackers can use to corrupt, not only your WordPress website, but entire computers! The type of program is called RANSOMWARE. This is a horrifying method of messing up WordPress websites and corrupting computers. It literally holds an entire computer ransom until actual cash is paid to remove the corruption.
Your website could fall victim to hacking! And here’s why. Most (if not all) WordPress websites come under “brute force attack” – day in and day out, one-after-another attempts to break into your website. You may not have known this, but YOUR site is probably being attacked right now as you read this! Yikes!
(updated March 14, 2016) Well, I continue to get emails supposedly from people I know that are, in reality, bogus. They contain links that I suppose would take me to a viral website (at worst) or to a website trying to sell me things I don’t want (at best). Of course I don’t click the …
If you have been on the Internet for any amount of time, you have dealt with at least the first two items of this article title: Passwords and Hacking (whether you know it or not).