By Bryan Lunduke – Network World – PhotoBobil
If you run a website of any significant size, odds are you utilize some form of content management system (CMS). WordPress, Drupal, or the like.
And, if you don’t use such a system, you probably employ rather extensive use of some form of server-side, scripted, page generation. PHP, ASP, Ruby… the list goes on and on.
There are many scenarios where such a system makes a great deal of sense. But I’m here to tell you, right now, that it is highly unlikely that you actually need them… at least for the majority of your page.
By Davey Winder – SC Magazine UK – Image Not Credited
According to the latest data from the IBM X-Force team the reasons that WordPress sites are so open to attack are not exactly rocket science.
The WordPress platform pretty much dominates the content management system (CMS) driven web development market. The latest figures suggest it has a 60 percent share.
Cyber-criminals looking to host malicious content are drawn to legitimate sites, especially those that have been established for a while. WordPress often provides the entry point, or more accurately vulnerable and unpatched plugins do.