Joomla! has become a popular CMS which is widely used by many individuals and businesses. The rapid growth of Joomla community as well as the increasing number of Joomla extensions not only prove the broad usability of Joomla! but also make it become a good target for hacker’s attacks. For that reason, there are a few things you should notice and take action when using Joomla! platform to prevent attacks & improve your Joomla! site’s security.
As far as I know, the majority of security problems do not lie in the installation of this platform infrastructure but the Joomla! code. Especially in old Joomla! versions where the patches are not updated, you have the higher risk of insecurity. Also, you should take notice of third party extensions since they’re one of the main sources for hacker’s attacks.
Now, let’s review the list below to check if you miss anything in optimizing your site’s security. Continue reading