Malware infects your website the same way a virus infects your home or office computer. Right this second, millions of automated computer scripts are scanning the internet for their next victim…could it be you? These “bots” won’t discrimination between your little WordPress blog about puppies, and the big corporation around the corner – and if they can find a way in, it’s bye-bye puppies and hello cheap Viagra.
While it’s impossible to determine when, how or even if a site will be infected, we deduce the usual cause for a website being hacked or corrupted is normally one of the following:
- Poor Passwords or Usernames
- Insecure Web Hosting
- Outdated Themes and Plugins
- Poorly written Theme and Plugin code
- Garbage Files on Hosting Account
- Poor Computer Security
If you believe your website has been compromised, we offer a full service to identify these problems and secure your website to help prevent further infections. We’ll also provide a security audit of your blog so that you can take action to clean up other potentially hazardous issues.