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What is hacking and how can I avoid it?

Spencer Batten, a Developer at Infomedia, discusses why hacking happens and gives some practical tips to ensure your website is secure. He explains what a database is and talks about what kinds of information in the database hackers want access to — like names, email addresses, passwords, or credit card information. If you have a WordPress site, Spencer recommends always making sure WordPress is updated to the most recent version and also ensuring you vet the plugins you’re installing on your website.