As one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS), Wordpress is frequently attacked to try and exploit vulnerabilities in outdated installations, as well as simply to try to gain access to the admin area to add posts to or deface sites. We've covered securing WordPress in one of our previous posts, however this one specifically aims to help you protect against brute force login attempts.
We know how handy Joomla can be when you need to develop a website for a customer (or for your company) and you don't have much time to do it from scratch. Joomla is one of the most used CMS' (Content Managment System) in the world, however as with any other application which has the ability to add plugins/extensions, it also has its security weaknesses.
A few years ago, only hackers where able to crack websites and bring them down due to their level of knowledge in systems, networking and coding. In recent times, however, things have changed and just about anyone can find tutorials on the Internet that show step by step procedures to penetrate a websites running vulnerable software.
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