The Internet is not some warm fuzzy space where nothing bad ever happens.
Infact, there is probably as much bad out there as there is good. This is especially true if you have a WordPress blog. WordPress has long been a target of hackers because of it’s tremendous popularity and the fact it is Open Source software. Because the latest version of WordPress is available to anybody who wants to download it, hackers can explore every file looking for weaknesses.

You can pretty much lock down your WordPress install by adding and configuring the right combination of WordPress security plugins. That being said, no site is unhackable. If you don’t believe me, just ask the US Goverment. They have more security than the average WordPress blog will ever see and they still get hacked!

To be completely safe you need to make regular backups of not just your WordPress database, but of the entire site and all files. A database (DB) backup is nice, but it isn.t going to allow you to restore yoursite back like it was without a great deal of time and effort.

The plugin mentioned in this video, BackWordPressUp, is a plugin that makes complete backups.
Even better, it does the job all by itself after set up. Goiod plugin, and the video is well worth watching.

Free WordPress BackUp Plugin – How To Video

The free BackUpWordPress (one word) Plugin is simple to use and will back up your to entire site including your database and all your files once every day. I…