Per Richard’s suggestion (ActNow), I am writing this informational post for our awesome community. It may be helpful especially for non-technical users or newbies to WordPress who may not know have knowledge in this subject matter.
Every now and then, users reach out to me regarding a variety of issues such as hacked sites, malware / viruses, site corruption, server data lost, etc. So in this thread, I want to share some facts, good tips, and preventive measures for our community to protect their assets and their sanity.
Let’s begin with some basic facts. I know most of you are very tech-savvy and you know this information already, but some of our less technical users may find it useful.
If you do not protect your computer (yes, your PC or Mac), then you are leaving yourself open to potential viruses and security risks. No arguing this fact, right?