You may well have heard all the buzz online about the attacks on WordPress security. Unfortunately this is no joke, and it needs to be taken very seriously, or all you've built could be hijacked or worse, lost to you.
Since scare tactics seem to be at the very least start considering the issue, or what drives some people to take repair hacked wordpress site a little more seriously, allow me to shoot a scare tactics your way.
I protect an access to important files on the blog's server by placing an index.html file in the particular directory, which hides the files out of public view.
For me it's a WordPress plugin. They're drop dead easy to install, have all the features you view it need for a task like this, and are relatively cheap, especially when compared to having to employ someone to have this done for you.
If you're not currently running the latest version of WordPress, upgrade today. Leaving your website is similar to maintaining your door unlocked when you leave for vacation.
But realize that security is. Don't only be the type that is reactive, take steps to begin protecting yourself today. Don't let Joe the Hacker make your life additional resources miserable and turn all in creating come crashing down in a matter of moments that you've worked so hard.