2021 WordPress Vulnerability
The iThemes Security Weekly WordPress Vulnerability Report powered by WPScan covers newly-disclosed WordPress plugin, theme, and core vulnerabilities. We compiled data from all of the vulnerability disclosures from our reports in 2021 to bring you the first WordPress Vulnerability annual report.
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Vulnerabilities by Month (2021)
Vulnerabilities by threat level by month (2021)
On average, 30,000 websites are hacked every day. Every 39 seconds, a new cyberattack happens somewhere on the web.
IT’S NOT A MATTER OF IF, BUT WHEN YOUR SITE WILL BECOME A TARGET
This year alone, grim statistics point to the urgent need for website owners to take active security measures to defend their sites against cyberattacks.
This year alone, cyberattacks have increased by 300% as hackers increase their efforts to exploit vulnerable websites with poor security.
HACKS & BREACHES
Nearly half of all cyberattacks prey on small to medium-sized businesses. Hackers know most of them don’t have solid security measures in place.
Almost half of all website owners say they don’t have solid security measures in place to defend their sites against attacks.
As hackers become more sophisticated, 30,000 websites are successfully hacked each day, leaving website owners to deal with the destruction.
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