WordPress websites can be vulnerable to various types of attacks, including:

  • Brute-force attacks: Attackers try to guess the usernames and passwords of WordPress users to gain unauthorized access to the website.
  • SQL injection attacks: Attackers inject malicious SQL code into a website’s database through input fields such as login forms, contact forms, or search boxes.
  • Cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks: Attackers inject malicious scripts into a website’s pages, which can steal sensitive data, such as login credentials, or take control of the user’s browser.
  • File inclusion attacks: Attackers exploit vulnerabilities in plugins or themes to gain access to a website’s files and execute malicious code.


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