Security Sense: Did You Really Think Websites Were Always Hacked for a Reason?! | Troy Hunt’s Security Sense content from Windows IT Pro
“Oh we’re not worried about being hacked, there’s no reason an attacker would want to break into our system”
Your URL is an attractive asset, but so is the server that hosts it. Yes, hacking can just be for the “lulz”, but more importantly the site can be hacked just to inject malware code that opens the doors to the visitors systems. And there can be a big reason, political and economical, to attack that system. Son by not protecting your site you are, in fact, an accomplice to the hack of your visitors system.