What are potential security issues that could happen with my WordPress website?
Weak passwords: Using easily guessable or weak passwords can make it easy for hackers to gain access to your website.
Outdated software: Not keeping your WordPress core, plugins, and themes up to date can leave your website vulnerable to known security vulnerabilities.
Unsecured hosting: Using an unsecured hosting platform can leave your website vulnerable to hacking attempts and malware infections.
Unsecured connections: Not using secure connections (such as HTTPS) can make it easy for hackers to intercept data transmitted to and from your website.
Malware: Your website may be infected with malware, which can be used to steal sensitive information, launch attacks on other sites, or deface your website.
SQL injection: A SQL injection attack can be used to gain access to your website’s database and steal or modify data.
Cross-site scripting (XSS): A XSS attack can be used to inject malicious code into your website, allowing attackers to steal data or launch attacks on other sites.
File inclusion vulnerabilities: A file inclusion vulnerability can be used to include and execute arbitrary files on your server.
Phishing: Phishing scams can be used to steal login credentials and sensitive information.
Brute-force attacks: Brute-force attacks can be used to gain access to your website by guessing login credentials.
It is important to take necessary security measures to prevent these issues and keep your WordPress website secure.