Malware is a common issue that many WordPress site owners face. Those who have dealt with it know how frustrating it can be to resolve. When your website visitors encounter harmful viruses and hacks, it can drive them away from your website (and much worse, deal with the new found computer issues they received).
What is malware?
Short for malicious software, malware is a code that takes control of your WordPress site. It becomes a hacked website, leaving it open for every visitor on your site to be redirected or led to a harmful site instead. They come in three forms: