WordPress is one of the popular blogging tools and widely used content management system. Every day some thousands of new websites that get added to the internet make use of the WordPress CMS. Due to its fascinating features, WordPress has gained huge popularity, but the only thing to worry while using WordPress are its vulnerable security issues.
Most of the WordPress users have no idea about the hacking attacks and how they affect their websites. With increased number of WordPress hacking attacks over the years, some millions of search queries were made by internet users on Google as how to recover back their websites if they get hacked.
In the year 2009, over 81,000 blogs powered by WordPress have been hacked and the number has increased to 170,000 by the year 2012. As the number of WordPress websites keeps ticking, the number of hacking attacks also keeps counting.
From the total hacked WordPress websites, 41% are hewed due to weak web hosting, 29% websites use less secured themes, 22% hacking attacks happen due to plug-in failures and 8% of websites get hacked for maintaining weak passwords.
Generally hackers plan to hack WordPress blogs for fun, to steal data, to place duplicate links on your website and grab all your personal files to eliminate you from the web world. Have a perfect backup for your website or blog if it gets hacked and try to recover it in quick time.