Keeping your website secure is an ongoing battle. Fortunately, most major CMS systems like WordPress have lots of eyes watching for threats and issuing quick fixes. If you keep your WordPress version current, you are protected from a great number of the potential threats.

Chris Jean at iThemes (and a former Main Street employee) has written a great blog post talking about some of the current threats in the WordPress world and some fairly simple security steps you can take to reduce the risk of hackers getting into your site.

Check it out: http://ithemes.com/2013/04/15/ongoing-wordpress-attacks-details-and-solutions/