You may well have heard all the buzz online about the attacks on WordPress security. Unfortunately this is no joke, and it needs to be taken very seriously, or all you've built could be hijacked or worse, lost to you.
The secure your wordpress website Codex has an outline of what permissions are acceptable. File and directory permissions can be changed through an FTP client or within the administrative page from the web host.
Everything you have worked for will proceed with this should your site's server go down. You'll make no sales, get no traffic or signups to your website, until you have the site back up 32, and in short, you are out of business.
Harness Scanner goes in search of anything suspicious through the files on your website comment database and place tables. You are also notified by it for plugin names that are odd. It does not remove anything, it warns you.
Imagine if you visit WP-Content/plugins, can you see that folder? If so, upload this blank Index.html file into that folder as well so people can not see what plugins you might have. Because if your existing Homepage version of WordPress is up to date, if you're using an old plugin or a plugin using a security hole, someone can use this to get access.
But realize that online security is. Don't only be the type that is reactive, take steps to begin protecting yourself today. Do not let Joe the Hacker make your life miserable and turn all in creating come crashing down in a matter of moments, that you've worked so hard.