Hacker Headache: How to Keep Your WordPress Account Secure

Chances are that you don’t have the same locks on your car as you do for your house, but what about the passwords on your email and LinkedIn or Facebook? If you haven’t heard about it yet, last month a Gizmodo employee named Mathew Honan was hacked in a big way. Through hacking into Honan’s iCloud account, the perpetrator was able to access all of Honan’s password protected sites(twitter, email ect.) as well as remote wiping his iphone, ipad and laptop. As someone who has used the same password on anything that’s required one since the 10th grade, this horror story showed me that it was time to hang up my “hotstuff123” hat, so to speak. If you have a WordPress website like us here at Accolo, make sure that you read this quick security guide to make sure that the rug isn’t pulled out from under you.

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