How to strengthen your Joomla site’s security

Thanks to its ease-of-use and extensibility, Joomla is used all over the world to power websites of all shapes and sizes. Best of all, this award-winning CMS (Content Management System) is an open-source solution, which means it’s freely available to everyone. Great news for web developers that like to share ideas and code as freely as possible!   But for all its plus points, there are some drawbacks too. Because Joomla is so widely admired and accepted, it has become a popular target for hackers wanting to exploit security vulnerabilities and gain access to valuable data.   For this reason, you might want to heed the following advice on how to strengthen your Joomla site’s security.   Change your username and password   First of all, do not keep the default username ‘admin’, as you will give hackers a head start. You should also choose a strong password that contains letters and numbers as well as uppercase, lowercase, and special characters.   Keep everything updated   On average, Joomla developers will release a new version every two months, which you must download and install as soon as possible. This will protect you from cybercriminals who are constantly trying to findClick Me For More Details… […]

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