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Considering using Wordpress for your business website, think again. Many of the sites get hacked.
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Recent Wordpress Hack Attempts and How to Stay Safe

Recent Wordpress Hack Attempts and How to Stay Safe | Wordpress Site Hacked | Scoop.it
Recent Wordpress hack attempts spreading all over the internet these days calls for serious concern.This article explains how to keep your Wordpress safe...
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Thanks to Nwosu Desmond for this link.  While I think this is a good article, it doesn't address making sure SSH, FTP, Telnet are secure to the server.  It appears that many people also are having their PHPMySQL Admin cracked and then people get in that way.  At the minimum, these the steps in this article need to be addressed for every Wordpress blog. 

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Why WordPress is Bad for Business - WTE Solutions

Why WordPress is Bad for Business - WTE Solutions | Wordpress Site Hacked | Scoop.it
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Most of the Articles are focused on the security around Admin access.  People need to watch to secure their FTP access also. If the hackers can FTP to your server, they can take your site over.  

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Daily Kos: Internet activists have first victory in stopping bad anti-hacking law

Daily Kos: Internet activists have first victory in stopping bad anti-hacking law | Wordpress Site Hacked | Scoop.it
This week is "Cyber Week" in the House of Representatives, with the body slated to vote on CISPA and on a handful of other cyber security and reesarch ...
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Infosecurity - Wordpress under attack again

At the end of last week it emerged that Wordpress passwords are being brute forced by a network of almost 100,000 bots. The assumption is that attackers are attempting to build a new and more powerful DDoS botnet.
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If this botnet is not shutdown, it could take down 5% of the wordpress sites online very easily. 

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Wordpress attacked by giant botnet

Wordpress attacked by giant botnet | Wordpress Site Hacked | Scoop.it
The Wordpress blogging platform, which hosts more than 64 million websites, has been attacked by a huge botnet
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It is not that Open Source is bad, just think of it this way.  If you were goign to break into a bank, would you hit the bank who has their security systems blueprints available or the one who does not?  Also, 99% of the web site hosting companies do not put Intrustion Prevention Systems in front of the Blogs.  It is just much easier to bang on them and crack them open. A botnet is not needed to breach them, the botnet just allows the hackers to breach thousands at a time vs. 1.  

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