WordPress is a well known product used on many websites with well-documented vulnerabilities that Hackers LOVE to exploit!
Plus, like all software WordPress and its Plugins have bugs that requite software updates to fix and feature enhancements to add.
To overcome the vulnerability problems :
- there are regular updates provided by WordPress themselves and WordPress Plugin creators.
- There are Plugins that make WordPress sites more secure from attack.
Click to see the latest list of WordPress Vulnerabilities. - there are many more older ones!
It's important to apply WordPress System updates and Plugin Updates frequently.
- we recommend no less than monthly.
We update the WordPress sites we support every time a WordPress version update is released and we do Plugin updates every 1-2 weeks depending on the number of updates.