We always found news about wordpress new release and updates. But few reasons some people does not update there wordpress sites.
There should be some may be issues with there plugins. WordPress tutorial for, Update version before wordpress hacked by hacker. Might be there plugins are not supporting the newer wordpress update or version.
Update version before wordpress hacked by hacker
Some people will thought about theme. Their theme code will break and Site will go down due to errors.
Sometimes due to unknown issues Wrodpress up-gradation will be costly if you included the some paid plugins and themes then updating will cost you.
You need to hire wordpress developer for fixing those issues which will happen after wordpress updating.
You can choose the following options for updating the wordpress version:
Hire plugins developer and ask him to fix it.
Hire WordPress developer and pay him to fix it.
Remove plugin and start using another plugin But consult with developers.
WordPress Updation is very important.
WordPress updates are often issued for the purposes of fixing potential security issues.
recently noted that if you do not update your self-hosted WordPress software frequently, you are just about guaranteed to get hacked at some point.
I recommend to update the wordpress version and plugins because hacker will hack your site. Do not miss the security updates from wordpress.
From last two months WordPress Under Huge Attack by Malicious Botnet. Hackers are using thousands of individual computers and IP addresses. The botnet goes for the most obvious hack attempt: target sites with admin as the username , and will try to access that site’s password with a combination of thousands of possible passwords.
The WordPress site currently powers over 60 million websites and read by over a quarter of a billion users every month.When survey website W3Techs conducted a survey, it was found that 17% of the world’s websites are powered by WordPress.
While the attack may only succeed a small percentage of the time, the attack could result in hundreds or thousands of compromised servers when averaged over tens of thousands of sites powered by WordPress software.
We can use the following article for changing the admin username
Update wordpress version
WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg advises that if you do these first three “you’ll be ahead of 99% of sites out there and probably never have a problem.”
Use the Better WP Security plugin
As most WordPress attacks are a result of plugin vulnerabilities, weak passwords, and obsolete software. Better WP Security will hide the places those vulnerabilities live keeping an attacker from learning too much about your site and keeping them away from sensitive areas like login, admin, etc.Better WP Security takes the best WordPress security features and techniques and combines them in a single plugin thereby ensuring that as many security holes as possible are patched without having to worry about conflicting features or the possibility of missing anything on your site.
With one-click activation for most features as well as advanced features for experienced users Better WP Security can help protect any site.