Why does my CMS get hacked so often

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The most common reason for Content Management System exploits are due to the following reasons.

Running Outdated Versions - The most common reason for CMS exploits are due to them to being kept up to date and this has become a big problem. Its up to you or your web developer to ensure that your site is kept up to date at all times.

Insecure Passwords - Its important that when creating a new database or changing the ftp details that you don't use common passwords such as "password123" or "123456" as an example,the same applies to the CMS back end.

Insecure File Permissions - Its important that you do not change any files or directories to 777, firstly this is no longer required as all our hosting servers have been optimized to run the latest web applications and secondly it poses a huge security threat to your website. If you are having issues, with File permissions contact us immediately and we will investigate further.

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