WordPress is one of the most popular website content management systems in the world, and that has made it a big target for hackers.
And one of the most common security issues with WordPress sites (some estimates say more than 70% of sites), is outdated software.
WordPress and the multitude of plugins for it are constantly being updated, and it can be hard to keep up with.
The latest security issue affected many of the most popular plugins, as reported by Sucuri.
For maximum security it is essential to keep WordPress and all plugins up to date, but that can be time consuming, especially as you need to be sure you back up your site first – every time.
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