[intro]One of the most overlooked security risks lurking in your WordPress powered website are disabled plugins and themes that you are no longer using.[/intro]
Here is Why The Risk is Real
The PHP files that make up those plugins and themes are still available for exploit even though they are no longer activated through WordPress. An outdated, deactivated plugin, or theme’s files can be used to run malicious code or serve unwanted ads.
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