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Thesis
The Ultimate Wordpress Security Checklist 2019
(2019)
  • Lissa Coffey
Abstract
WordPress powers 30% of all websites on the Internet. Being so popular, it attracts a lot of attention. Not all of that attention is good. The negative attention that WordPress gets often comes from hackers who want to exploit various WordPress security vulnerabilities. According to WP hacked help (a WordPress malware scanner) there are more than 4000 known WordPress vulnerabilities. WordPress plugins are the biggest source of vulnerabilities. 50% of exposures come from WordPress plugins. 10% are from WordPress themes and the remaining 40% are WordPress core vulnerabilities which lead to various kinds of hacks such as wordpress malware redirect, DDOS, pharma hacks and japenese keywords hack. Keeping your WordPress site secure can be a daunting task at times.Learn more about WordPress core software security in this free white paper. You can also download it in PDF format.
Keywords
  • Wordpress Security Checklist,
  • Wordpress Security guide,
  • wordpress,
  • security,
  • cybersecurity,
  • technology,
  • hacking,
  • malware
Publication Date
Winter September 30, 2019
Degree
Phd
Field of study
Internet Security
Department
IT
Advisor
WP Hacked Help
Comments
Get expert tips and knowledge on how to secure your WordPress website in 2019 - By. WP Hacked Help
Citation Information
Lissa Coffey. "The Ultimate Wordpress Security Checklist 2019" (2019)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lissacoffey/18/
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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC_BY-SA International License.