Tips to Improve Your Joomla Website Security

Tips to Improve Your Joomla Website Security

ReviewCoreASPHosting.NET | Best and cheap Joomla hosting. Joomla has been downloaded over 68 million times. That makes it the second most used CMS for websites. According to research by Sucuri, it is also the second most infected website platform. However, to put it in context, the reason most Joomla installations are vulnerable is because of misconfiguration, bad hosting practices or vulnerable code in third-party extensions. With Joomla being a popular site and heavily adopted, the numbers of infected sites seem high. The following tips will help you increase your Joomla website security. Note: We have not included any security extensions in the tips we listed below. As rule of thumb, anything you install in Joomla could be potentially vulnerable code, even if it’s an extension focused on security. 1. Use Strong Login Details After installing your website, don’t keep the default admin username and password. Make sure to set up a strong password so that a hacker can’t guess his or her way in using a list...
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