Being Smart About SecurityI have had two WordPress blogs hacked into in the past. That was at a time when I was doing very little internet marketing, and until I found time to address the situation (months later), these sites were penalised in the search engines. They were not removed, but the rankings were reduced.
It helped me although my first step is. I had a good old fashion pity party. I cried and railed against the evil hackers (that where probably 13 and smarter then me) And then I did what I should have done before I started my website. And here is where I would like you to start. Learn hacked. The thing about fix wordpress malware plugin and why so many people recommend because it is easy to learn it is. That can also be a detriment to the health of our sites. We need to learn how to put in a security fence.
After spending a couple of days and hitting a few spots around town, I finally find a cafe that provides free, unsecured Wi-Fi and to my pleasure, there are a ton of people sitting around daily connecting their laptops to the"free" Internet service. I sit down and use my handy dandy cracker tool that is Wi-Fi and log into people's computers. Remember, they're all on a network that is shared.
You should also set the"Anyone Can Register" in Settings/General to away, and you should have some sort of spam plugin. Akismet is the old standby, the one I use, but there are lots of them these days.
Another step to take to make WordPress more secure is to always upgrade next page WordPress. The main reason behind this is that there come fixes for security holes that are older which makes it essential to upgrade early.
Software: If you've installed free scripts search Google for'wordpress security'. You will get tips on how best to create your WP blog protected.