In the past couple of years, the number of Internet users and bloggers have increased tremendously. As WordPress is easy to setup and configure, it has become one of the most popular and widely used application for bloggers. Due to this popularity, WordPress is now the favourite hang-out spot of hackers. Every day, some scary report about a major site being hacked or a sensitive database being compromised hits the web, and freaks everyone out.
But why should I take WordPress security so seriously? What are the odds that someone is really going to try to hack me?