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Your website is a crucial platform for your business, so website security is paramount.
Recently, the WordPress Security Team issued a crucial alert about a concerning uptick in impersonation scams targeting website owners, which have potential to breach website security.
These scams involve deceptive emails posing as official WordPress communications, urging immediate plugin installations to address alleged vulnerabilities.
Impersonation scams pose risks across all types of technologies and website platforms, but this particular example demonstrates why it’s so important to work with experts to protect WordPress websites from security threats.
One of our developers recently encountered this type of phishing attempt. However, he identified a key red flag: the absence of any mention of the affected WordPress version.
Jumping into detective mode, he identified that it was a sophisticated scam. Having an expert agency managing your website means that attempts to compromise website security can be quickly identified and avoided.
Partnering with a reputable web agency is a crucial line of defence against emerging threats. We’re committed to safeguarding our clients’ websites and providing them with peace of mind.
If you have concerns or questions about site security, don’t hesitate to reach out.
Talk to us about website security, or request a security audit.
Friday 8th December 2023
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