There are countless blogs all around the world wide web. Money is being made by some people and some don't. Most of the bloggers use WordPress at the moment. You need to be sure that your blog is secure.
The fix wordpress malware protection 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.
The approach, and the one I recommend, is to use one of the password creation and storage plugins available for your browser. RoboForm is liked by people, but I believe after a trial period, you have to pay for it. I use the free version of Lastpass, and I recommend it for those of you who use Firefox or Internet Explorer. That will generate secure passwords for you.
Recently, an unknown hacker murdered the blog of Reuters and published a news article that was useful reference fake. Because of what the hacker did since Reuters is a popular news site, their reputation is already ruined. Something similar may happen to you in the event you don't pay attention.
It is really sexy to fan the flames of fear. That's what journalists and bloggers and politicians and public figures mostly do. It's terrific for readership and it brings money. Balderdash.
But realize that security is something you must start thinking about. Don't just be the type, take steps to begin today, protecting yourself. Don't let Joe the Hacker make your life miserable and turn all in creating come crashing down in a matter of seconds that you've worked hard.