The breach of the WordPress credentials is bad, as is the sFTP credentials. Sure, if you are still using the same WordPress password that GoDaddy assigned to you when you started the account, you really need to step up your game.
WordPress is an inviting target, because getting admin access to a WordPress install, or really any other content management system, makes it super easy to lock out the original owner and inject anything you want into the site. Want a place to spread malware in drive-by injections? Nothing like an already existing, and maybe even trusted, WordPress site, eh?
I’ll admit that I’m a bit biased on the subject of blogging, obviously. I find it an incredible way to continue learning through the research and writing that I do on my various blogs, and it’s also a great way to share information and attempt to educate folks who happen to come across the sites, no matter how small, or large, the audience is. Well, if you’re curious about how to start a blog using Wordpress, they’ve got you covered with a new release this month.
This is ultimately the nightmare scenario for the internet if Section 230 is just wiped out. “Example: if platforms are made responsible for everything millions of users post on their sites, they will have to read it all first. This would mark the end of the internet as a forum for real time communication. It…