The dominance WordPress has on the web comes at a price. Being the most popular CMS also makes it the most lucrative and profitable target for hackers. In 2019, 94% of hacked websites cleaned by Sucuri ran on WordPress. Other CMS platforms didn’t even make it into the double digits.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://torquemag.io/2020/03/wordpress-security-threats-in-2020-and-how-to-prevent-them/