It was Monday morning and I was on a call with a dozen others who are my peers. Each of us helps the small business owner with their businesses in one way or the other. It was at the end of the call and we were each sharing our websites and going over how to make little improvements here and there. Time was running out and there was just enough time for one more website review, I volunteered. As my site was coming up for all to see suddenly the screen turned a maroon red with an outline of a security officer with his hand stretched out and the words of"don't precede malware danger." I was horrified to recall exactly what it said although there was more. I was worried about my site that I had spent hours on being ruined plus humiliated that the people on the telephone had seen me so vulnerable.
My first step is but it helped me. I had a fantastic old fashion pity party. I cried and railed against the evil hackers (that additional reading where probably 13 and smarter then me) And then I did before I even started my website, what I should have done. And here is where I would like you to start. Learn hacked. The attractive thing about fix malware problem and why so many people recommend because it is easy to learn, it is. Unfortunately, that is also a detriment to the health of our sites. We need to learn how to add a safety fence.
This is great news because it means that there's a strong community of developers and users that could further improve the platform. However there's a big group of people attempting to achieve something, there will always be people who will try to take down them.
While it's an odd term, it represents a task that is necessary . We're not only being obsessive-compulsive here: servers go down every day, despite their promises of 99.9% uptime, and if you've had this happen to you, you understand the panic is it can cause.
Install the WordPress Firewall Plugin. Prevent and this plugin investigates web requests with heuristics to identify attacks.
Change admin username and your WordPress password, or at least your password and collect and use good WordPress safety tips to keep hackers out!