What Motivates a Hacker?

If you have a website, you are always at risk for an online attack. But what motivates a hacker? We don’t all run multi-million dollar sites like Amazon, so why would a hacker be interested in a smaller website?

what motivates a hacker?In this article, Wordfence explains what motivates a hacker. Read the article or watch the video to find out why a hacker would be interested in your website.

You can also check out RED’s findings about the top three ways hackers break in in our experience.

How can you keep your website secure?

You should know there are measures you can take to reduce the risks. We encourage you to learn how, or to hire a developer to add security to your website. Find out what the weakest link is in your security set-up, and the best single step you can take to protect your website.

We offer monthly security packages that include regular website backups, security monitoring, upgrades, testing, and more. If you’d like to take the hassle out of keeping your WordPress website secure, get in touch.

 

Read more about security on our blog.

 

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Alisa Cognard

Alisa was one of the first team members to join Red Earth Design, Inc. in early 2004. From data entry, she progressed to MySQL database manipulation and PHP coding. Alisa is responsible for all kinds of odds and ends: installing new websites, adding features to them, programming databases, PHP coding, website troubleshooting, website security, and organizational tasks for Red Earth Design.

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